Equal but different: what the UN and feminism still don’t get
Another International Women's Day, another pleasing soundbite about equality.
Vatican attacked again by UN committee
| 18 February 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |
The UN’s zero-compliance with zero tolerance of abuse
| 14 February 2014 | FEATURES |
Why is the UN criticising the Catholic Church? It can't control its own soldiers.
Ambushed by a kangaroo court
| 06 February 2014 | FEATURES |
A UN committee has roasted the Vatican over sex abuse. And abortion. And the Pill. And homosexuality. And whatever.
More governments are worried about fertility rates
| 14 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
We need to plan now for the ageing
| 03 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
Is the world ready for massive demographic change?
In the year 2100…
| 30 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
What are the current population predictions for 87 years from now?
The UN’s climate change chief puts politics first
Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is a non-stop train wreck.
Run-up to Syria
| 05 September 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |
What’s about to happen?
American generosity, second to none
September 5 marks the first International Day of Charity. Which country gives the most?
Bugs for Breakfast anyone?
A book just released by the United Nations, Edible Insects: future prospects for food and feed security, discusses the benefits that insect farming could potentially have on the environment and on the supply of food worldwide. It is certainly 'food for thought' on the various food sources we don't even tap into - especially given that the media often postulates on overpopulation and a lack of food. But would we want to?
UN studies ‘status of women’
| 25 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |
That requires a qualifier, depending on what constitutes the UN, and which group there is being cited.
Sadly, the International Day of Happiness is over
The United Nations is considering an international happiness index to replace Gross Domestic Product as a measure of successful nations. Good luck!
Advancing radical agenda
| 22 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |
Sometimes, it seems like we’re dwelling in Wonderland. But some of us who are aware are doing a lot of wondering. Especially about headlines and stories that are too bizarre to make up, but too extreme to be true. Except…they are.
Less Hunger in the World
| 12 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
A new UN report has downgraded estimates of the number of hungry people in the world today.
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