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More than half of the world’s 25.4 million refugees are children. They often spend years, if not their entire childhoods, displaced. What does this mean for early childhood development? How are they affected by lack of access to education or p
Building on our reports for Peacebuilding Deeply in 2018, we hosted a special Discussion Forum on Women & Peacebuilding in association with the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations, looking at the politics of women’s participation
As European countries are finding grounds to refuse asylum to more and more Afghans, even children are being sent to Kabul. We use the word "returnees" cautiously, as many Afghans were born outside the country and are being sent 'back' to a cou
On this episode of Deeply Talks, News Deeply CEO and Executive Editor Lara Setrakian talks to Cynthia Nimmo, president and CEO of the Women’s Funding Network, which was born with the intention of bringing "together the financial power and influ
Snowmelt is shrinking and runoff is coming earlier on the Upper Colorado River, source of 90 percent of the water for 40 million people. This is leading to vegetation changes, water-quality issues and other concerns. But it may be possible to o
Resilient cities have become a hot topic. But a hard truth is that resilient cities require resilient housing to cope with disasters such as earthquakes and hurricanes, which can overwhelm local resources such rescue teams and hospital emergenc
As millions of migrants workers - including domestic and care workers grows - continue to flow into Arab Gulf countries, so does the number of stories of abuse, harassment and exploitation of migrant women who emigrate to the region in search o
The West has entered an era of permanent water scarcity and is facing more frequent, larger wildfires. Crystal Kolden, associate professor of forest, range, and fire sciences in the College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho, and V
On our Deeply Talks: Women and Negotiating Peace, we discuss questions such as why it is important for peace talks and negotiations to incorporate women’s voices and what, specifically, people and organizations can do to include women in these
Latin America has a long tradition of regional solidarity and openness to migration. Most countries in the region have responded to Venezuelans fleeing their country's economic and political crisis by keeping borders open and offering Venezuela
In this episode, we speak to Kathleen Pellechia, a nutrition knowledge management specialist at Alive & Thrive, to understand the challenges on both an international and national level to encouraging exclusive breastfeeding.
The global movement for women's rights is, thanks in part to #MeToo, more energized and prominent than ever. But as we look at solutions to issues such as the gender pay gap, the unequal distribution of unpaid care, and the effects of sexual ha
Statewide regulations and local innovations are all contributing to making water conservation a “California way of life.” Water Deeply managing editor Tara Lohan discusses California’s statewide and local conservation efforts with Cynthia Koehl
Plastic straws are designed to be used once, but they remain in the environment forever, contributing to the ocean pollution crisis. In recent weeks, multinational corporations like Starbucks, Bacardi, Alaska Airlines and others have committed
For this episode of Deeply Talks, Andrew Green the managing editor of Malnutrition Deeply, spoke to researchers Irakli Loladze, associate professor at the Bryan College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Kristie Ebi, director of Center for Health and
In many parts of the world, the loss of a husband is just the first in a lifetime of tragedies a widow must endure. Widows can be stigmatized, stripped of their inheritance and property rights, and denied the chance to find work. Neglected by a
In 2014, California voters approved a water bond that allocated $2.7 billion to fund the public benefits of new water storage projects. The California Water Commission has been reviewing a list of potential projects and will be announcing how m
A conversation with Tiffany Easthom, Executive Director of Nonviolent Peaceforce, about the role of unarmed civilian protection in peacebuilding. As the methodologies of unarmed civilian protection become more accepted into the mainstream pea
In this episode of Deeply Talks, Tara Lohan, Water Deeply’s managing editor, speaks with author and water expert Sandra Postel about her newest book, Replenish: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity, and about today’s major water problems,
Every week, we hear about gridlock in Washington, D.C., attacks on science and new environmental rollbacks. As ocean issues become more prominent on the global stage, will the United States be left behind? Are there areas where progress can be
This edition of Deeply Talks: Lessons from Europe’s Migration Laboratory, features a conversation with Bram Frouws, Head of the Mixed Migration Centre, and Elizabeth Collett, Director of the Migration Policy Institute Europe, moderated by Danie
As more and more investors decide to put their money behind women entrepreneurs worldwide, the emerging field of gender lens investing is taking hold. In 2017 alone, investment focused on women and girls eclipsed $2.2 billion, an all-time recor
We discussed the latest Access to Nutrition Index with Inge Kauer, executive director at the Access to Nutrition Foundation, Paul Vos, senior research manager at the Access to Nutrition Foundation, and Simon Wright, the director of internationa
Tara Lohan, Water Deeply's managing editor, speaks with U.C. Davis fisheries experts Peter Moyle and John Durand about the challenges and opportunities for restoration in the California Delta and a new roadmap to get us there.
Peacebuilding Deeply Talks with J.J. Messner of the Fund for Peace about the 2018 Fragile State Index, and how data can help inform policy decisions and peacebuilding efforts.
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