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The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed 10/17 with the theme of "Ending the Violence of Extreme Poverty." The UN encouraged a #EndPoverty social media campaign to stimulate conversation around the topic. Image from the UN of young children in Hyderabad, #India

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Thursday 3 December, 2015 To coincide with today's UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) the Department for International Development (DFID) is publishing its revised 'Disability Framework' – first developed a year ago today. Motivation alongside the international development community welcomes this revised framework as it moves DFID a step closer towards realising its ambition to ensure that all of its development programme

It's the UN's International Day of Happiness on March 20, and that calls for a visit to some of the world's happiest countries.

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This amazing infographic from the UN Foundation condenses a lot of data into a compelling picture of what it will take to improve the quality of life for a billion women on earth.  Health, clean drinking water, sanitation, education, the ability to meet their potential.  So much to be done, and so many ways to do it!

5 Great Nonprofit Infographics to Learn From

This amazing infographic from the UN Foundation condenses a lot of data into a compelling picture of what it will take to improve the quality of life for a billion women on earth. Health, clean drinking water, sanitation, education, the ability to meet their potential. So much to be done, and so many ways to do it!

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UN: Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

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11/25/16 INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN http://www.un.org/en/events/endviolenceday/

Having success elevating the Caribbean will mean more joy (happiness) for the stakeholders (residents and visitors alike) of the tropical sunshine. It would also mean softening the pain of day-to-day life, for “in every life, a little rain must fall”. “Joy, Pain, Sunshine and Rain” – this sounds familiar because it is also the title and chorus of a popular Rhythm & Blues song by the Grammy Award winning band Frankie Beverly & Maze. This blog links this to the UN's International Day of…

Educate Girls, Change the World: International Day of the Girl Child

Celebrate the UN's International Day of the Girl! - Educate girls; change the world; and increase the divorce rate? ..no longer. A recent study shows that married couples with the same education levels are less likely to divorce than marriages where the man has more education than his wife. http://www.livescience.com/47035-educated-women-marriage-divorce-rates.html