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Sonam, Global Voices

Is organized religion an impediment to fulfilling MDGs?

If only governments would take a second look at religion and see how it stands in the way of improving the lives of its marginalized populations, it has the potential to hasten the process to achievi...

Tags: Birth control, human rights, maternal health, Millennium Development Goal, women

Maria

Invest in youth, now!

Maria Antonietta Alcalde makes the case for prioritizing and investing in young people so as to accelerate progress on the MDGs. Social investments in young people’s education, health, and employmen...

Tags: education, Gender equality, Maternal death, Millennium Development Goals, poverty, Youth

Ndesanjo, Global Voices Online

Africa: Notes From the Field

This blog-post is part of the series: "How do we achieve the Millennium Development Goals in just five years?". The blog-post deals with Goal 1: End poverty and Hunger. This is a roundup of blog p...

Tags: poverty

Juliana, Global Voices Online

Video: Mobile Libraries of the World

[caption id="attachment_122775" align="aligncenter" width="333" caption="books by br1dotcom"][/caption] This blog-post is part of the series "How do we achieve the Millennium Development Goals in j...

Juliana, Global Voices Online

Philippines: Video Storytelling for Hunger Awareness

[caption id="attachment_75600" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="hunger"][/caption] This blog-post is part of the series "How do we achieve the Millennium Development Goals in just five years?...

Tags: Hunger, poverty

Rezwan, Global Voices Online

Bangladesh: Visitors Share Their Thoughts On Grameen Ventures

[caption id="attachment_155350" align="aligncenter" width="495" caption="Grameen Bank Office in Dhaka. Image by Flickr user Rainer Ebert. CC BY-SA"][/caption] This blog-post is part of the series "...

Tags: Grameen Bank, Nobel Peace Prize
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