Democracy Challenge
03/24/2017 at 17:13. Facebook
Wellington Polanco Mena, gerente general del hotel Maya Excelsior fue condenado a una pena de 2 años de prisión conmutables, es decir no ingresará a un penal, sino pagará una multa de 50 quetzales diarios por cada día de prisión, por el delito de discriminación en contra de William Alexander Zapeta…

Esta es la sentencia contra dueño de hotel acusado de discriminación
Democracy Challenge
03/23/2017 at 15:27. Facebook
Democracy Challenge
03/23/2017 at 14:51. Facebook
"There are not many shows on television that deserve to be called true American institutions – but one of them is surely “Sesame Street.” It’s been on the air now for almost 50 years. In a few weeks, Sesame Street -- which now airs on HBO as well as its longtime home on PBS -- will take on its latest challenge: introducing a new kid on the street. A Muppet named Julia, who has autism." via CBS...
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Newest "Sesame Street" Muppet has autism: Meet Julia
Democracy Challenge
03/22/2017 at 16:08. Facebook
More than 2,600 athletes from over 100 countries are in Austria to compete in the Special Olympics World Winter Games. Learn about it here.

Special Olympics athletes' world stage [video] | ShareAmerica
Democracy Challenge
03/21/2017 at 12:58. Facebook
“To all the men … I have a simple message. We need you to shake things up. Too often, women are fighting these battles alone, but men like you, progressive men who are already ahead of the curve on women’s issues, you all are critically important to solving this problem.”

Men and Boys Stand for Gender Equality | YALI
Why were Ghanaians recently dancing in the streets? They completed their seventh consecutive election that was largely free, fair, inclusive and peaceful. Get the full story at [ Link ]
How Indian Women are Helping Afghan Women Support Themselves

From One Sister to Another
The YSEALI Academic Fellowships for Spring 2017 are now accepting applications. Click on your country to view country-specific deadlines.

YSEALI Academic Fellows: Country Specific Information for Spring 2017
On International Women’s Day, USAID is celebrating and advancing the incredible potential of women. Global stability, peace, and prosperity depend on protecting the rights of women and girls around the world. Research shows that progress in women’s employment, health, and education can lead to great...

International Women's Day
(March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

International Women's Day - #BeBoldForChange
The Danish company Lego announced that its newest set of building blocks will celebrate five women of NASA who took humanity to new heights.

Lego ready to launch new NASA women set | ShareAmerica
Want to know about the state of human rights around the globe? Check out the U.S. Department of State 's 2016 #HumanRights Report: [ Link ]

Human Rights Reports
Want to know the human rights situation in a country? The human rights reports let you investigate its free speech, dissent, minority relations and more.

The State Department’s human rights reports | ShareAmerica
Newly selected Rhodes Scholar Jory Fleming is the most honored student in the University of South Carolina’s 215-year history. He is also autistic.

Autistic Rhodes Scholar says ‘Stick your foot out' | ShareAmerica