Empowering Women Through Product Design and Development By: Erin Danae Fowler Who would have thought that such a young girl would be the inspiration for such a big dream. No eight-year-old should have to go through what Nomi did. Nomi was one of many children caught in human trafficking: an estimated 32 billion dollar industry that is considered to be the third [...]
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War is a word we often associate with history books, not always being able to relate it to our everyday lives. The Karen, a people group of Burma, have known little but war for the last 60 years. The unrest which started in 1948 has sent nearly 160,000 displaced persons to Thailand where the Karen people struggle to [...]
Building Burundi The Batwa are a marginalized and neglected people group in Burundi, Africa. They call themselves the forgotten people. But in the village of Busiga, they are ready for change. Through an on the ground partnership, and the response of hundreds of people upon hearing the story of the Batwa, Loveworks is working to empower this community as they [...]
15-year-old Malala Yousufzai has received worldwide attention for her efforts to promote the education of girls in Pakistan. On October 9th, she was targeted by the Taliban while on her way home from school and shot in the head. It’s been reported that she recently emerged from a coma in London where she is being treated for her grave [...]
As we put together this issue of Eye See, I kept thinking of one thing: Eve. The first woman would have been saddened by today’s world. A gender of honor and help, service and love has been torn and battered. Today, women are more likely to be uneducated, sick, stolen, stolen from, sold, beaten, underpaid, and overworked. Women suffer [...]
This week we are showing the unexpected beauty through photos from a few selected countries. Enjoy these beautiful photos taken by Savannah Chastain during her trip to India. Photos by Savannah Chastain A Gujar man and his daughter have an intimate moment in their summer dwelling in the mountains of Kashmir. The Gujar people are a nomadic people group [...]
By: Omid Bidar The decades of war and terrorism have placed Afghanistan among the world’s most dangerous countries. Despite the progress made by the country since the ousting of the Taliban in 2001, most media writing about Afghanistan focus stubbornly on negative issues such as bomb blasts, suicide attacks, and casualties. Reports in such media feature terrifying pictures that lead most people to never [...]