• World Economic Forum Launches Coalition to Tackle Harmful Online Content

    World Economic Forum Launches Coalition to Tackle Harmful Online Content

    Leaders in Australia, the UK, Indonesia, Ukraine, Bangladesh, Singapore and other public and private sector members have come together to collaborate and share best practices to reduce the spread of child sexual exploitation and abuse online, violent extremist and terrorist content, and health misinformation New report by the Forum...
  • WHO issues first global report on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in health and six guiding principles for its design and use

    WHO issues first global report on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in health and six guiding principles for its design and use

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds great promise for improving the delivery of healthcare and medicine worldwide, but only if ethics and human rights are put at the heart of its design, deployment, and use, according to new WHO guidance published today. The report, Ethics and governance of artificial intelligence for health, is...
  • One in 100 deaths is by suicide

    One in 100 deaths is by suicide

    Suicide remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide, according to WHO’s latest estimates, published today in “Suicide worldwide in 2019”.  Every year, more people die as a result of suicide than HIV, malaria or breast cancer – or war and homicide.  In 2019, more than 700 000...
  • RightCon2021 focuses on digital rights in pandemic recovery

    RightCon2021 focuses on digital rights in pandemic recovery

    June 7th, 2021: Access Now welcomes a timely new joint statement from U.N. Special Procedures emphasizing that digital rights are “a top priority” to rebuild civic space amid recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The nine experts are taking  part in RightsCon 2021 (June 7-11), marking the third consecutive year that Special Rapporteurs have issued a statement...
  • Pakistan Learning Festival in Gilgit opens avenues for Children’s Social Emotional Learning

    Pakistan Learning Festival in Gilgit Opens Avenues for Children’s Social Emotional Learning

    The Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) is a flagship program of Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agahi ITA (Center of Education and Consciousness) in Pakistan; promoting the love of reading, social emotional learning and life skills. Under the umbrella of CLF, the first Pakistan Learning Festival was organized in February 2021, as a three-day festival...
  • WTTC launches ground-breaking initiative to support women in Travel & Tourism

    WTTC launches ground-breaking initiative to support women in Travel & Tourism 

    Cancun Declaration adopted by more than 100 companies, industry associations and destinations   Mexican Caribbean, Hilton, Carnival Corporation, Apple Leisure Group, Intrepid, Expedia, IHG, Barcelona Tourism and CLIA amongst signatories   Cancun (Mexico): The world’s leading Travel & Tourism leaders pledged to work towards women’s equality and boost female representation in...
  • Empowering The Afghani Woman Economically

    MIRA is a new social enterprise which helps and supports women and children in Afghanistan The launch coincides with the brand's Ramadan campaign featuring a special product range grown by the female farmers who are supported by MIRA  MIRA encourages people to give more than a gift during the...
  • Zubaan Books Showcases Two Stellar Panels At Women In Literature Festival

    Zubaan Books Showcases Two Stellar Panels At Women In Literature Festival

    Ananke, a digital development platform empowering women through awareness, advocacy and education, is getting ready for the first edition of  its Women in Literature Festival, from March 30th – April 1st 2021. Across South Asia and the Middle East, this is the first literary event of its kinds where...
  • Development At The Heart of Ananke’s Literary Festival

    Development At The Heart of Ananke’s Literary Festival

    Ananke, a digital development platform empowering women through awareness, advocacy and education, is getting ready for the first edition of  its Women in Literature Festival, from March 30th – April 1st 2021. Across South Asia and the Middle East, this is the first literary event of its kinds where...
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