Based largely on prior research analyses and guidelines from the UK, these international guidelines offer an integrated model of best practice care for problem-drinking prisoners, grounded in research specific to prisons and in potentially applicable research in other settings.
As growing numbers of women languish in Latin American jails on drug-trafficking charges, their role in organized crime is under the spotlight - as is the prison system that incarcerates them, and the patriarchal society that appears to be failing them.
The Northern Echo Hard-up Brits twice as likely to turn to legal loan sharks over credit unions 24dash (press release) Payday loan companies are nearly twice as popular as credit unions with hard-up Brits, a new report has revealed.
Senator Lee Rhiannon The Greens' policy on international aid is based on a fundamental premise that our aid funding should support programs consistent with a rights-based and environmental protection approach to ...
Chance Kabaghe and Thom Jayne: Zambia spends 90% of its agricultural budget on subsidies, but a shift in focus may better help small farmers boost output (RT @GdnDevelopment: Zambia's agricultural subsidies: money well spent?
Among the women I spoke with, those who didn't have the highest academic credentials or highest-powered social networks or who hadn't been sufficiently “strategic” in their volunteering (fund-raising for a Manhattan private ...
Common Dreams, April 04, 2014 - ▶ CLIMATE CHANGE AND INEQUALITY BREWING GLOBAL SOCIAL UPHEAVAL - President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, is warning that the combined crises of planetary climate change and rising global inequality in a highly interconnected world will lead to the rise of widespread upheaval as the world's poor rise up and clashes over access to clean water and affordable food result in increased violence and political conflict. http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2014/04/04
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, March 26, 2014 - ▶ ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT TO WORSEN OVER TIME AS RESOURCES BECOME HARDER TO REACH. Even if current appetites for new things remained stable, the world is headed for more environmental destruction as resources become harder to reach. HAVING PICKED MOST of the 'low hanging fruit', humans are now putting more effort into extracting useful materials, and a new study says the associated environmental impacts are only going to grow. http://www.abc.net.au/environment/articles/2014/03/25/3970411.htm
BBC News , March 31, 2014 - ▶ NEW UN IPCC REPORT: CLIMATE IMPACTS ARE OVERWHELMING- The impacts of global warming are likely to be "severe, pervasive and irreversible", a major report by the UN has warned. Scientists and officials meeting in Japan say the document is the most comprehensive assessment to date of the impacts of climate change on the world. http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-26810559
Guardian Environment, March 18, 2014 ▶ THE GLOBAL TRANSITION TIPPING POINT HAS ARRIVED: VIVE LA REVOLUTION. What we are seeing, as I've argued in detail before, are escalating, interconnected symptoms of the unsustainability of the global system in its current form. While the available evidence suggests that business-as-usual is likely to guarantee worst-case scenarios, simultaneously humanity faces an unprecedented opportunity to create a civilisational form that is in harmony with our environment, and ourselves. http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2014/mar/18/transition-tipping-point-revolution-doom
Guardian Environment, March 18, 2014 ▶ CLIMATE CHANGE IS PUTTING WORLD AT RISK OF IRREVERSIBLE CHANGES, SCIENTIST WARN. The world is at growing risk of “abrupt, unpredictable and potentially irreversible changes” because of a warming climate, America’s premier scientific society warned on Tuesday. In a rare intervention into a policy debate, the American Association for the Advancement of Science urged Americans to act swiftly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions – and lower the risks of leaving a climate catastrophe for future generations... http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/18/climate-change-world-risk-irreversible-changes-scientists-aaas
Microsoft's Six Recommendations to Increase Employee Engagement in Your Next Workplace Giving Campaign. tweet me: Behind the scenes peek at one of largest workplace giving campaigns in North America ...
With over 400 000 new HIV infections occurring in 2012, South Africa ranks first in HIV incidence in the world, says an HSRC survey. (Survey: SA holds the highest number of new HIV infections worldwide.
Rome, Italy, Sep 5, 2013 / 04:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new encyclical that is being written by Pope Francis will help address how to live out a vow of poverty in the modern world, according to one cardinal.
Because nothing says Republican outreach quite so well as when they're connecting fried chicken with obesity and poverty rates among African Americans. The Denver Post editorial used the term Finger Lickin' Stupid, ...
Tell me, as a manager of volunteers: What further questions do you have about the concept? Are you doing this in your organization or in your own work? What does it look like for you? OR. As a person who volunteers: What excites you about ...
End the scourge of homelessness World Socialist Web Site The callous indifference of the major parties to the plight of the growing numbers of homeless, or indeed any aspect of the social crisis confronting working people, is a warning of even...
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