As the conflict in Syria enters its third year, the violence is escalating rather than letting up. Alarming numbers of Syrian refugees have fled into neighboring countries, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Today, there are more than one million refugees scattered across Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and [...]
The winter is over and 27 varieties of cherry blossoms bloom in Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ. Thousands flocked to the Cherry Blossom Festival to celebrate spring.
New Yorkers from all the boroughs came to Washington Square to hit each other with pillows. Why? Just for fun.
In March, activists and politicians met at the UN’s 57th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) at the New York headquarters. The conferences topic: Prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. According to the UN, globally 7 out 10 women will be beaten, raped, abused, or mutilated [...]
In March, the 57th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) took place at the UN headquarters in New York. Politicians from around the globe and nearly 3000 activists from more than 500 non-governmental organizations discussed the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. According to the UN, [...]