Three Stats and a Map - While the general public most likely thinks of the film "Sister Act" when they think of sisters and music, of course, the contributions of sisters run deeper than Hollywood.
Three Stats and a Map
Three Stats and a Map - North Korea is the latest country to have developed nuclear weapons, but the problem is larger than any isolated example. All nuclear weapons are deathly dangerous to our planet — they are tools that could very literally destroy the world.
Three Stats and a Map - Last week, environmental activist Berta Caceres was killed in what has been identified as a politically motivated murder. Caceres gained international attention for her work to prevent the construction of a hydroelectric dam in Honduras that would have destroyed the homeland of several Lenca people.
Three Stats and a Map - As the lens of the world continues to focus in on climate and environmental issues, thanks to awareness-raising events like the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris last year, sisters in Latin America are become acutely aware of one of the most pressing environmental issues for their region: mining.
Three Stats and a Map - Last month Oxfam released a report, which revealed that 62 people own as much money as the poorest half of the world's population combined. (For the record, that's 3.6 billion people.)
Three Stats and a Map - This week we got an email from a contact at Christian Universities Online who shared a stunning and very interesting graphic they made, which highlights the roles of women in the world's five major religions (Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism).
Three Stats and a Map - When it comes to countries' demographics, Geographical space does not correlate to population, income or power. Metrocosm has a great tool that uses data to show "big" based on a number of factors besides land mass.
Three Stats and a Map - Migration has been a big issue in 2015. Whether it’s the migration of Syrian refugees to places like Europe and Canada, effects of climate change presenting Pacific Islanders with threats of relocation, or talk of Donald Trump building a wall along the souther border of the US, the movement of people has been on most of our minds in some way or another this year.
Three Stats and a Map - The shooting in San Bernardino on Dec. 2 was one in a heartbreakingly long line of mass shootings the U.S. has seen in recent years. The trend has spurred debates about gun control laws, due to the troubling fact that many mass shooters obtained weapons legally.
Three Stats and a Map - For the past decade, the World Economic Forum has compiled an annual report tracking the gap between men and women around the globe, looking at everything from health, education and economic opportunity to politics, earnings and life expectancy.