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CHILD BRIDES ARE A GLOBAL PROBLEM
Over the next decade, 140 million girls under the age of 18 (and many younger than 15) will be forced into child marriages. They will almost certainly lose the opportunity for an education, are likely to suffer physical and psychological abuse, and will have a high probability of contracting HIV or dying while giving birth. The practice of child marriage helps ensure that the cycle of poverty will continue in those communities where it takes place.
Throughout the course of my research, I have found several things about Desmond Tutu’s philosophy to be relevant for my peer group of young people in their late teens and early twenties in 2013. At a young age Desmond Tutu … Read more
The Rotary Peace Fellowship offers full funding for a master’s degree or professional certificate in peace study at one of six Rotary Peace Centers around the world. “Rotary believes, as I believe, that it is possible to have a world … Read more
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Most people today understand the distinction between spirituality and religion, and many make it frequently when attempting to identify their own position. An increasing number of people want to be associated with the positive attributes of spirituality but not with … Read more
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
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Following the tragic rape and murder of the Delhi Gang Rape Victim, Jyoti Singh Pandey, The Pixel Project dedicated our Valentine 2013 YouTube Cover Carnival contest to honour Ms. Pandey’s courage and strength in fighting for her life until the … Read more