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Jul 16, 2014

BRICS okay $100bn bank to rival IMF, World Bank

Leaders of the BRICS emerging market nations launched a $100bn (€74bn) development bank and a currency reserve pool in their first concrete step toward reshaping the Western-dominated international financial system. The bank aimed at funding infrastr... #World Bank #International Monetary Fund #China #Shanghai #India #Dilma Rousseff

Jul 16, 2014

Malaysia's stateless children in legal limbo

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Hartini Zainudin has witnessed many traumatic incidents in her work as a child rights activist, but as she talks about the plight of Malaysia's stateless children, she struggles to hold back tears. Hartini's own daughter lack... #UNICEF #Malaysia #United Kingdom #Kuala Lumpur

Jul 10, 2014

A Principle Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Last month, United Negro College Fund President Michael Lomax announced that his organization has received a $25-million grant from the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers, who also fund efforts to suppress voters' rights and workers' rights. I s... #UNICEF #Malaysia #United Kingdom #Kuala Lumpur

Jul 10, 2014

The Baby Saving Revolution: Obama and Beyonce Embrace Founder, Jane Chen (You Will Too)

For our next installment of AWE 's Inspirational Female Leaders Showcase Series , we have chosen Jane Chen, Founder of Embrace , a nonprofit with the mission of advancing maternal and child health by delivering innovative solutions to the world's mos... #United Nations #Stanford University #Barack Obama #Kenya #Ethiopia #World Bank #World Economic Forum #Jordan #Beyonce Knowles #TED #Ban Ki-moon #Queen Rania #Clinton Global Initiative
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