Sudan has among the highest rates of FGM in the world, with roughly 87% of the female population having undergone the brutal intervention.
South Korea, well ahead of the curve compared to many countries in its COVID-19 response efforts, also leads the way in touting renewable energy investments as a way to lead us back to thriving, secure economies.
The parliament of Taiwan voted to legalize same-sex marriage, becoming the first government in Asia to do so.
The government of Tanzania has issued a ban on producing, using, importing, or selling plastic bags.
Family violence, mental health needs, and child poverty are all at the center of New Zealand’s new ‘wellbeing’ budget, with billions being newly allocated to causes that relate to the overall wellbeing of New Zealanders.
The UK government has committed to net zero carbon emissions by the year 2050, making it the first country with a major economy to create such a deadline.
Glasgow has announced a new goal of completely eliminating all unnecessary plastics by the year 2030 and eliminate all single use plastics by 2022.
In the landmark ruling, the southern African nation’s High Court rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison.
The highest court in Ecuador has ruled in favor of the legalization of same-sex unions, in a major victory for the LGBTQ community.