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New Bollywood Film About Rural Innovator Spotlights Menstruation

New York, N.Y. Bollywood is highlighting the issue of menstrual hygiene in a new comedy-drama that aims to break taboos around sanitary pads. Pad Man is inspired by a rural welder in southern India, Arunachalam Muruganantham, who devoted 20 years of his life to creating a machine which made low-cost sanitary pads. Actor Akshay Kumar […]

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Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with the J. Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City. All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted.. POSTPONED: Wed., […]

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UNICEF: One of World’s Worst Displacement Crises for Children

New York, N.Y. More than 800,000 children have been forced from their homes by violence and armed clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in what the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) calls “one of the world’s worst displacement crises for children.” Children at a displacement camp in Goma, North Kivu, Democratic Republic […]

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Secretary-General Meets with Two Former Secretaries-General

Former Secretaries-General Kofi Annan (left) and Ban Ki-moon (right) pay a courtesy call on Secretary-General António Guterres. 13 October 2017. United Nations, New York. Tweet

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NYC Gala in Support of Tibetan Orphans Set for January

Few people in my life have impacted me as much as Dr. Kazuko Tatsumura. I first met her at a Christie’s benefit for Tibet House in 2009. What captured my attention was that she had been asked by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to build a school at an orphanage for Tibetan children in northeast India. As founder of a network of orphanages around the world, I was captivated.

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Fountain House Gallery Artists Make Magic at “Mad About Art”

New York, N.Y. Fountain House Gallery’s annual Mad About Art auction and benefit is an eagerly anticipated harbinger of the festive New York holiday season. This year’s­ splendid celebration, recently held at the venue Metropolitan West, attracted more than 400 guests who made merry as they supported the remarkable work of the Gallery, which provides […]

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This NYC Startup is Shaping the Next Generation of Young Leaders

New York, N.Y. What happens when you drop out of college to start your own company — and are looking to make an impact? Inspire college students, according to Isaac J. Kassin, 2012 Luce Leader and co-founder at Exeq. Isaac, who left school (though promises to return someday) after a short stint at NYU Stern, […]

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Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité: Immigrant Doctors in France Save Grand-maman

With Tony Abdel ghany. Provins, France. The entire world seems divided at year-end between the forces of love and hatred. Authoritarian regimes have reared their ugly heads across the planet. Politicians have painted Muslims as evil on two continents. Yet, outside Paris, a good-news story emerges that shows love can in fact triumph over evil. […]

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Common Myths and Truths About Hair Loss and Balding Exposed

New Bollywood Film About Rural Innovator Spotlights Menstruation

Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

No More Fat Dogs: How Just Food For Dogs is Helping Pets Get Healthier

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Nan O’Brien & David Webb’s Honeymoon Walk For Charity – A Million Steps With Love