By Jennifer Orford Over the next two weeks Impact will post the top 12 global health moments of 2015 with commentary from experts. We want to hear your thoughts, too. So login and comment, share on social media and reflect on what has been a pretty interesting year for global health. In response to aRead More ›
As part of PSI's series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, philanthropist and entrepreneur Marcia Cardamore explains what role philanthropists must play.
By Marcia Cardamore, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Am I a new kind of philanthropist? Probably not. But I am part of a zeitgeist of women who are empowered with a sense of agency, purpose, significant resources and talent, willing to take risks and make big commitments to address the rising tide of violence against women and girls.Read More ›
On Friday, September 25th world leaders at the United Nations unanimously adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, coined the Global Goals, to be achieved by 2030. The Global Goals follow on the heels of the Millennium Development Goals which expired earlier this year. The SDGs include 17 goals, touching on everything from poverty eradication to addressingRead More ›
Mandy Moore and Indrani Goradia Address Gender-based Violence on NDTV
Actress, singer-songwriter and PSI Global Ambassador Mandy Moore recently teamed up with Indrani Goradia, philanthropist and advocate for gender-based violence survivors, on the popular Indian talk show NDTV Dialogues to address gender-based violence and its burden on society. Joining them in the segment, Violence Against Women: Global Crime, Global Solutions, were panelists, Lalitha Kumaramangalam, NationalRead More ›
By Sara Ojjeh, Editor-In-Chief, PhilanthropyNYU; PSI NextGen Ambassador About the Author: Sara Ojjeh is a dedicated philanthropist with special interests in international development, global health and education, and human rights. She was a Director at the Swiss Philanthropy Fund, a non-profit that helps women and children across the world live better lives, support themselves, get anRead More ›
By Marshall Stowell, Vice President of External Relations and Communications, PSI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative, #selfiewithdaughter is taking off around the world. Below, PSI’s VP of External Relations and Communications and new dad, Marshall Stowell offers his thoughts on the phenomenon. I’ve always considered myself a feminist. Or at least I thought so.Read More ›
By Maria Dieter, Communications Assistant, PSI “It’s wonderful how much you’re involved in your child’s life.” For a mother, this statement would be redundant. A father, however, would find it transformative. Yesterday was Father’s Day in the United States, and across the globe, fathers are proving to be an important and powerful force for change,Read More ›
Are you more charitable when there’s one individual in need or millions? Can social marketing change family planning as we know it? Why women should build social capital is obvious, but how? Here are a few Tweets from PSI experts, network members and friends to get you thinking this weekend about how we can all play a partRead More ›
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…greater social empowerment of women will be associated with smaller mortality differences between women and men, which may seem counterintuitive from a nonevolutionary perspective. In other words, they predict that higher levels of societal patriarchy will be associated with greater levels of excess male mortality.