More than half of the aid money that our government spends on basic food grains is caught up in red tape, overhead costs, shipping fees, and more. Oftentimes, food is purchased from American farmers, shipped abroad, and then sold to raise money for poverty programs. This practice is not only
One billion women will be victims of rape, beatings, mutilation or other forms of abuse in their lifetime. Some of them will become victims for going to school, others for not birthing a son, but mostly, just because they were born female. Most of these women will be told they deserved it. Sadly,
Nearly 2,000,000 women are killed in India every year due to gender-based violence, including rape and domestic violence. However, in one poll, 68 percent of Indian judges said "provocative attire" is an "invitation to rape." For millions of women around the world, violence, discrimination and
Thank you to everyone who joined us in the fight against poverty last year by donating, taking a pledge, signing a petition or something else. Our new year's resolution is to reach even more people in 2013 with our lifesaving and life-changing work. We hope that you will join us!