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Top UN Whistleblower Resigns, Citing Impunity and Lack of Accountability

Top UN Whistleblower Resigns, Citing Impunity and Lack of Accountability

Anders Kompass quits after exposing sexual abuse by peacekeepers in Central African Republic UN whistleblower Anders Kompass, who exposed the sexual abuse of children by French and African peacekeepers in Central African Republic, is to resign in protest over what he sees as the organisation’s failure to hold its senior officials to account. “The complete […]

Thailand Eliminates Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission

Thailand Eliminates Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission

The World Health Organization has congratulated Thailand as the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. It is also the first with a “large HIV epidemic” to eradicate mother-to-child transmission of the diseases. In 2014, an estimated 450,000 people were living with HIV in Thailand. The disease is […]

Former Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, Dies At 54

Former Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, Dies At 54

Nigerian football icon Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi has died. Daily Sun gathered that the former Coach of the Super Eagles died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday in Benin City, Edo state. He was scheduled to return to the United States on Wednesday evening before he suffered cardiac arrest. The former international football player […]

10 Things Mums Should Teach Their Daughters

10 Things Mums Should Teach Their Daughters

Parenting daughters is very challenging.  I should know,  I have been doing it constantly for the past 17 years! One thing I have discovered, is a relationship built on trust and honesty is one of the most important things you can ever establish with your daughter. Accomplish this and you will have a fantastic, reliable, […]

Melbourne Mother Helped Her Nephew Rape Her Daughter

Melbourne Mother Helped Her Nephew Rape Her Daughter

A MELBOURNE mother in a sexual relationship with her adult nephew helped him rape and “break the virginity” of her 12-year-old daughter. The girl told police she was crying and telling her cousin to stop, but her mother held her leg for a better view. None can be named for legal reasons, but the man, […]

How To Converse Properly: 18 Tips From Old Etiquette Books

How To Converse Properly: 18 Tips From Old Etiquette Books

Etiquette was a booming business in the 19th-century. Industrialization meant that people were moving between places and classes in a way they hadn’t before, and there was a great demand for guidance on how to fit into the social circles that they had either gotten themselves into, or wanted to get into. Hundreds of etiquette […]

How pregnancy changes careers

How pregnancy changes careers

A COUPLE of weeks ago I attended a lunch for mothers who run their own businesses — so-called mumpreneurs — though I don’t particularly like that term. It sounds like a collective noun for a bunch of women who have nothing better to do than crochet baby blankets and sell them on Etsy. This couldn’t […]

Time To Honor The Fearless Donor

Time To Honor The Fearless Donor

Too often – I’ve been guilty of this, too – fundraisers focus excessively on the acquisition of the new donor. We spend a lot of time and resources crafting the right message, testing potential activation strategies, and building engagement programs in hopes of growing our base of supporters. The problem is that we get so […]

Bipolar Disorder In Women

Bipolar Disorder In Women

Bipolar Disorder Is Different for Women Diagnosing bipolar disorder is a notoriously inexact science. The disorders characteristic combination of symptoms —bouts of depression interspersed with periods of an abnormally elevated mood known as mania—is easy to miss or misread, even for trained experts. People with bipolar disorder, who often receive an initial diagnosis of unipolar […]

15 Most Powerful Women In Politics

15 Most Powerful Women In Politics

On this year’s FORBES list of the world’s 100 most powerful women, the top three most powerful are politicians: Germany’s Angela Merkel, U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Counting the entire list, there are 11 heads of state as well as one 90-year-old monarch, two first ladies and two top-seed diplomats. And […]