Celebrating the World’s Women

This post was researched and written by Nina Mast, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh Intern. Saturday, March 8th marks International Women’s Day (IWD). Recognized by the United Nations, IWD is a time to reflect upon the progress made by women across the globe while also acknowledging the necessary changes still to come. In recognition of … Read More

International Women’s Day Resources

For those of you who are not aware, today (March 8) is International Women’s Day. The official United Nations theme for this year’s International Women’s Day  is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women.” According to statistics provided by the UN, many women today still face dire situations: Up to 50% … Read More

>Asia Pacific (APAC) Thursdays: India

>India Launches Identity Card Program The BBC reports that India has launched an identity card program to help ensure more accurate food distribution and better security for its citizens. The identity cards, or UIDs (unique identifications) were given out at the village of Tembhli, the first town in all of India to administer the program.  … Read More