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International Workers’ Day

International Workers’ Day

International Workers Day, also known as Labour Day in some places, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement, socialists, communists and anarchists and occurs every year on May Day, 1 May, an ancient European spring holiday.[1][2] The date was chosen for International Workers’ Day by […]

Gender equality? It doesn’t exist anywhere in the world

Gender equality? It doesn’t exist anywhere in the world

It’s been more than 100 years since the world began observing International Women’s Day, and yet no country has achieved full gender equality. “It’s very sobering to realize that it’s 2016 and we don’t have that yet,” said Daniela Ligiero, Vice President of Girls and Women Strategy at the United Nations Foundation. Of 145 nations, […]

Bill and Melinda Gates say youth are key to clean energy, gender equality

Bill and Melinda Gates say youth are key to clean energy, gender equality

Bill and Melinda Gates want young people to get involved in solving major world problems, like finding clean energy sources and changing the division of household and childcare labor between men and women. The couple, co-chairs of the largest private foundation in the world, has made a tradition of releasing an annual letter on philanthropy. […]