Statues dedicated to Confederate heroes were swiftly removed across Baltimore, just days after violence broke out over the removal of a similar monument in neighboring Virginia.
The 22-2 vote allowed minimum wage to be set at $13 per hour.
The general assembly is currently reviewing a proposal that will create scholarships, set up affirmative action, and allow people to change their name and sex on official documents without approval from a judge.
The ancient Hindu tradition of Chhaupadi, whereby women are confined to animal sheds during menstruation to keep “impurity” out of the home, was banned by the supreme court in 2005.
The Promise Scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and fees at the Community College of Rhode Island for new students starting this fall — regardless of their income.
A national public vote on marriage equality looks likely in Australia, after a futile attempt by MPs from the ruling Liberal Party to force a free vote on the issue.
The app, known as i-Cut, is a program that allows girls to call for help, seek assistance, and report abuse to reputable law enforcement organizations.
The decision is expected to be approved by the upper house, and then ratified by King Abdullah II.
A letter signed by 56 retired admirals and generals argues transgender military members ‘must not be dismissed’ or ‘forced to compromise their integrity’
Called Unreasonable Goals, it’s an intensive, two-week accelerator program for companies from different parts of the world that already have a track record, the better to help them scale quickly and tackle the SDGs.