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Today's the fifth annual International Day Of The Girl and the United Nations means to honour it with numbers. More specifically, the UN is using the day to put a greater focus on gathering...
A Journey Of A Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers is a documentary film that follows Farida Parveen, Mousumi Sultana and Rehana Parvin, three Muslim female police officers from Bangladesh, as they...
It’s Friday — the weekend is here. Are you feeling happy? Well, it is International Day of Happiness, as declared by the United Nations. Yes, the United Nations, so if you got out of the...
Beyoncé has made a 50-second PSA for World Humanitarian Day, Aug. 19. In the video (see below), which can be viewed on YouTube, the singer says, “Do one thing for another human being....
The Salvation Army has launched a Canadian campaign to raise money to buy 1000 tents for the survivors of last month’s earthquake in Haiti. Just drop into one of  thrift stores and make a...
Humanitarian Dr. Samantha Nutt, co-founder and executive director of War Child Canada, has received the Order of Ontario, the highest official honour in the province.  The ceremony will be held...
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has helped change the lives of hundreds of millions since leaving office in January, 2001. Through his William Jefferson Clinton Foundation, he’s...