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The Logistics of Staying Alive

We can’t improve a woman’s standard of living if we can’t improve a woman’s chance of living.
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Romaine Seguin | UPS
 

The following is based on remarks made at the Global Summit of Women, a gathering of policymakers, business leaders and entrepreneurs in Sao Paulo focused on improving women’s roles in corporate management and the economy.

The only way women are going to advance in the global economy is by having income, which means work.

Watch What Bloomberg Volunteers are Doing in India

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As a global news organization with more than 2,500 media professionals across 192 locations, Bloomberg recognizes the need to support and train the next generation of local journalists, and is committed to developing greater diversity in broadcasting talent.

Players Trust Joins “Live Below The Line” Kickoff Event In NYC

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“Empathy not Sympathy” was the theme for the “Live Below the Line” official launch party.

In addition to the Players Trust, representatives from campaign partners Concern Worldwide, Heifer International, Opportunity International, UNHCR, Unicef and The Hunger Project also convened at Milk Studios in Manhattan on Friday night to celebrate the campaign launch.

Major League Baseball Players Trust Joins LIVE BELOW THE LINE Challenge

Annual campaign features celebrities and influencers living on $1.50 for food and drink to raise funds and draw attention to 1 billion people living in extreme poverty
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RACHEL BROSNAHAN, ERIN RICHARDS, TAMZIN MERCHANT AND OTHERS WILL ALSO LIVE BELOW THE LINE TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP END EXTREME POVERTY

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RACHEL BROSNAHAN, ERIN RICHARDS, TAMZIN MERCHANT AND OTHERS WILL ALSO LIVE BELOW THE LINE TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP END EXTREME POVERTY

A Prelude Event to Skidmore’s April 1st Presentation with Bryan Stevenson

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, March 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In Our Name and Skidmore College will be cosponsoring an event on April 1st featuring Bryan Stevenson, the Founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and a Professor of Clinical Law at NYU School of Law. The event, “Mercy, Redemption, and Restorative Justice for the Condemned” is at 7 PM at Gannett on Skidmore’s campus.

Players Trust Encourages Others to Live Below the Line

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The Players Trust is joining Global Citizen’s Live Below the Line fundraising and awareness campaign in 2015 to help improve living conditions for the 1.2 billion impoverished people around the world.

The Live Below the Line campaign challeges people across the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom to feed themselves with just $1.50 a day – the equivalent of the international Extreme Poverty Line – so they can better understand the lack of choice and opportunity faced by people living in poverty.

Global Citizen Connects with Atlanta's Newest Change Makers

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The Coca-Cola Company and Global Citizen came together for an Atlanta event in December 2014 to exchange ideas for a positive future.

The story of Atlanta is deeply entwined with both the threads of innovation and the steady progress of expanding human rights. As a constant on the front lines of America’s Civil Rights movement, and as a home to companies like Coca-Cola, Atlanta has a vibrant and peaceful, yet relentless commitment to change.

STAR Sports Raises $50,000 for Young Athletes in India

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As part of its commitment to expanding access to sports in India, STAR Sports recently organized an extensive on-air campaign to raise funds for the young women of the YUWA youth football team. The campaign gathered nearly $50,000 in donations, enough for Team YUWA to travel to Minnesota for this summer's Schwan USA Cup, one of world's largest international soccer tournaments.

Mind Matters: The Impact of Poverty on Mental Health

Children International Provides Services Focused on Helping Children and Youth Become Healthy, Educated and Self-Reliant Adults, and Maintaining Good Mental Health Is an Important Component
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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates about 450 million people worldwide suffer from a mental health disorder, and about three-fourths of that population live in developing countries with little or no access to treatment1. The United Nations has chosen the theme “Youth and Mental Health” for this year’s International Youth Day, which will be recognized on August 12.

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