Continuing our Partner Spotlight series, we asked Fistula Foundation some essential questions about their work. Why was Fistula Foundation was launched? Fistula Foundation was founded in 2000 originally as an all-volunteer organization to support a single hospital in a single country. In 2009, we expanded our mission to fight fistula globally, and have been growing rapidly […]
For years we’ve heard about the hole in the ozone layer as we’ve considered how to be more environmentally conscious, making decisions about the cars we drive and the hairspray we use. The good news is: our efforts are working.
Alicia Keys’ new song is an anthem of unity, a cry for compassion. She invites us to go deeper, think more, care more, do more for each other and for this world we occupy together. Alicia is joining the Social Good Summit next week to do exactly that.
Imagine you’re on the operating table at a hospital and, without warning, the lights go out. In Haiti, still reeling from the devastating impact of a massive earthquake five years ago, mothers and other patients needing care know this experience all too well.
There is nothing that can prepare you for grief of suicide, but there’s hope. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its newest data and there are clues and guidelines that can help prevent suicide and save the life of someone we care about.
What can we really do about climate change? These words from the UN Secretary-General have been haunting me: “Three decades from now the world is going to be a very different place. How it looks will depend on actions we take today. We have big decisions to make and little time to make them…”
Lisa Scharoun is a professor in graphic design and a mom. Her experiences in both of those critical parts of her life led to an award-winning design for better vaccine records as part of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation “Records for Life” project.
Welcome to our new Partner Spotlight series where we give you a brief Q&A with one of our amazing Global Moms Challenge partners. We’re kicking off this series with the Every Woman Every Child initiative of the UN Secretary-General to make sure that all women and children around the world have more opportunities for good health and happiness.
You’ve heard about it in the news: Ebola. What you might not realize is that in vulnerable areas, mothers and children are at most risk. Save the Children reports that many women are frightened to go to medical centers and are giving birth without skilled assistance, and children with weak immune systems are struggling the […]