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StumbleUpon discussed how users can improve the quality of their own Stumbling experience in a blog post this week.
“As a human-curated discovery engine, StumbleUpon relies on our users to create a collection of the best content and information on the web,” said StumbleUpon Content Operations Program Manager Bruna De Goes. “We auto-magically identify most low-quality content, but sometimes nothing can beat the human brain’s ability to tell good content from bad"
Travelers across the globe have embraced technology as part of their routine. Different gadgets and gizmos pack carry-on bags and briefcases in airports everywhere, and technology is also being used to keep travelers safe.
Targeted violence against females, dismal healthcare and desperate poverty make Afghanistan the world's most dangerous country in which to be born a woman, with Congo a close second due to horrific levels of rape. Pakistan, India and Somalia ranked third, fourth and fifth, respectively, in the global survey of perceptions of threats ranging from domestic abuse and economic discrimination to female foeticide (the destruction of a fetus in the uterus), genital mutilation and acid attack. A survey compiled by the Thomson Reuters Foundation to mark the launch of TrustLaw Woman*, puts Afghanistan at the top of the list of the most dangerous places in the world for women. TrustLaw asked 213 gender experts from five contents to rank countries by overall perceptions of danger as well as by six categories of risk. The risks consisted of health threats, sexual violence, non-sexual violence, cultural or religious factors, lack of access to resources and trafficking. The collection of images that follow were provided by Reuters to illustrate the dangers women face in those 5 countries. --Paula Nelson(*TrustLaw Woman is a website aimed at providing free legal advice for women’s' groups around the world.)(37 photos total)
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