At the ‘Pug Sunday’ in San Francisco!

LADY PUG® TOTE BAG — At the ‘Pug Sunday’ in San Francisco! #pugchat

Should plastic bags be recycled or banned? Treehugger – By Margaret Badore California has become an interesting test-case for both approaches to one plastic problem. Back in 2006, California passed a law that mandated a system for recycling plastic shopping bags.

In a country in conflict, bringing peace to children’s minds © UNICEF Central African Republic/2013/DuvillierAfter escaping violence the first time, 13-year-old Felicia and her family hid in the bush for weeks before renewed clashes uprooted

How to reclaim water and turn it into gold.

Water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource, with national water rates rising by an average of 9 percent annually. Coupled with the billions of dollars needed for infrastructure overhauls over the next 20 years, it

womenthrive: “A #GirlLikeMe halfway around the world shouldn’t have to face inequality, violence, and poverty everyday” YES! Re-blog for support!

Rise in Pets as Therapy for Mental Conditions.

Animals Help People With Autism, PTSD, Other Conditions Function Day-to-Day. Animals increasingly are being used to assist patients with mental disorders, as evidence grows that they can help people with autism, PTSD and other conditions

Pakistan urges ’urgent steps’ to end sexual violence against women.

UNITED NATIONS: Emphasizing that women are the most vulnerable group in armed conflicts. Pakistan has called for “urgent steps” to stop gender-based sexual violence and end impunity for perpetrators of sexual crimes. “In conflicts, violence

India, China, Pakistan, Nigeria on slavery’s list of shame, says report.

Hong Kong (CNN) — A new report claiming to be the most comprehensive look at global slavery says 30 million people are living as slaves around the world. The Global Slavery Index, published by the

Lack of water and sanitation hurts women and girls the most.

Girls collect water in the Akpakpa neighbourhood of Benin’s capital Cotonou, November 16, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly Access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene is the key element of the life. Anyone who travels to countries without running water or goes on a