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One Woman’s Quest to End Violence and Empower Youth in Chicago’s Roseland

by Diane Latiker –USA– After eight children, 13 grandchildren, and two husbands, I was blessed with a passion that fills my soul. My mom raised me […]

Business & Economy, Children's Rights, Feature Articles, Gun Violence, Social Change, Teaching & Learning

The Courage to Create Social Change

by Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor One light amongst the darkness of the tragedy that befell Newtown, Connecticut and this nation last week is the collective outrage […]

Feature Articles, Gun Violence, Media, Social Change, The WIP, The WIP Editorial, Women's Empowerment

During Macedonia’s Wedding Season, Bullets Fall Like Rain

by Natasha Dokovska – Macedonia – 19-year old Natasha Kmetovska and 10-year old Heroldina Iljazi both died last year after being hit by stray bullets; their […]

Feature Articles, Gun Violence, Macedonia, Marriage, The World

Armed Conflict and Small Arms Proliferation in India’s North East – Part II

by Binalakshmi Nepram-Mentschel – India – In Part I of Binalakshmi’s report on small arms proliferation, she explores the cultural, political and geographical factors that make […]

Feature Articles, Gun Violence, India, The World, War & Conflict

Armed Conflict and Small Arms Proliferation in India’s North East—Part I

by Binalakshmi Nepram-Mentschel – India – The human society is now drifting in the direction of a self-contradictory, multi-layered ‘new middle age”.. a world in which […]

Feature Articles, Gun Violence, India, The World, War & Conflict

Armed Violence Against Women in Macedonia

by Natasha Dokovska – Macedonia – In Macedonia, one in three women is the victim of domestic violence, and one in four is the victim of […]

Feature Articles, Gun Violence, Macedonia, The World, Violence Against Women