British film bring to light witch-hunts in Zambia

British film bring to light witch-hunts in Zambia Nairobi — An award-winning British film about witch-hunts in Zambia trying to fight against curbing violence against women. Provided it is translated into local languages and distributed widely, according to human rights campaigners. “Bringing these stories to light can help survivors, civil society and communities to hold their government…

Chile declare a war against obesity

Obesity rates in Chile have been growing for the last years. A war against unhealthy food has been declared in the country. Marketing restrictions, packaging redesigns, labeling rules, everything is made aiming to change the habits of 18 million people. Nutrition experts say it’s a substantial change in the world, and it is an ambitious attempt to…

Investing in the homeless

St Mungo’s and Changing Lives, charities that provide  specialist support services for homeless and vulnerable people across the UK, are the first organizations to receive investment from Big Issue Invest’s Outcomes Investment Fund. Outcomes-based contracts are a type of public sector commissioning where a central or local government department commissions a provider to deliver support…

Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai’s Malala Fund to help advance girls’ education

Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai’s Malala Fund to help advance girls’ education Apple announced it has partnered with Malala Yousafzai and her nonprofit organization the Malala Fund to help extend education funding programs to India and Latin America. With Apple’s support as the fund’s first Laureate Partner, the Malala Fund has an initial goal to extend…