Halloween may be over but Target’s costume flyer is still getting attention. Once again, Target shows what an inclusive company they are. The ad features a young girl with leg braces, dressed as Frozen’s Elsa. A simple move by Target has meant so much to so many parents and kids. Jen Spickenagel Kroll is one of them, and she took to Facebook to show her gratitude
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I love you. Thank you for including a child with braces and
A 20-year-old woman in Subalpur, West Bengal, has been hospitalized after surviving a vicious gang rape ordered by the local village council.
The council members allegedly ordered the attack because the woman had started a relationship with someone who was of a different religion and lived in a different village. She was ordered to pay a $400 fine, but when her family could not afford the fee, the council members ordered her to be raped by multiple men.
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Julian and Ena Hewitt made international headlines when they decided to pack up their family of four and move into a shack in Mamelodi (a township in South Africa) for a month. Their shack had no electricity and they kept a strict budget of 100 ZAR a day (roughly 10 USD).
The family was criticized publicly for presumably putting their children in danger, and their intentions were questioned (and ultimately decided on their behalf) by strangers who had never spoken … Keep Reading!!!
Today we launch our weekly $5 project. Every week, we will be bringing you something or someone we have researched and believe would be worthwhile to spend $5 on. We hope you will participate, whether it be weekly or monthly. $5 may not seem like much, but if we all work together, our little contribution may be the catalyst for great change.
The story of the eight-year-old Yemeni girl who died from sexual trauma on her wedding night to her … Keep Reading!!!
Do you remember the 5-year-old that was suspended from school for having a mohawk? A similar situation is happening to another family in the US.
An Oklahoma father was told repeatedly by school officials of his 7-year-old daughter, Tiana’s charter school, that he would have to change her hair style because dreadlocks are seen as “unacceptable” and “distracting”.
Tiana’s father, Terrance Parker, happens to be a barber and took offense to the accusations of his child not looking presentable for … Keep Reading!!!
We often speak about child labor as if it was a dark part of our US history in the early 20th century, but it is important to know this is still happening today.
The video below gives one heartbreaking example.
(Off topic: watch beginning of video for this – “You can put blueberries in almost anything that women cook.” – I guess you cannot put blueberries in almost anything men cook… )
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There are babies currently being born in Syrian refugee camps, as the mothers worry about bombs, bullets, and lack of food and medicine.
Syrian rebel activist group posted these videos on Youtube and Google+ this week:
This is a video of a four-year-old boy starving to death in Damascus as the war continues on in the city:
The boy did not survive.
The group took video of the tragic image of the boy lying in the mortuary:
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Should women pay more for health insurance than men?
According to Dr. David Samadi women should be paying more for health insurance.
Why? We have breasts…
Oh yeah, and we are the ones gestating human babies, and are solely responsible for the perpetuation of our species.
But wait, don’t we also earn less wages than our male counterparts?
So… we make less money, but we should pay more and should be discriminated against for going to … Keep Reading!!!