U.N. Reveals ‘Alarmingly High’ Levels of Violence Against Women

By SOMINI SENGUPTA for NYTimes.com on March 9, 2015— “The evidence is ubiquitous. The gang rape of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi sets off an unusual burst of national outrage in India. In South Sudan, women are assaulted by both sides in the civil war. In Iraq, jihadists enslave women for sex. And American … More U.N. Reveals ‘Alarmingly High’ Levels of Violence Against Women

Poverty, Violence Push Honduran Children to Work

Originally posted by Alberto Arce for TheState.com on December 23, 2014— “Roberto Castellanos has the hands of a construction worker and the homework of a 6th grader. Roberto, who just turned 12, spends eight hours a day at a repair shop, sanding and painting ice cream carts for the daily pay of $2.50 in Honduran … More Poverty, Violence Push Honduran Children to Work