“Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

We must unite. Violence against women cannot be tolerated, in any form, in any context, in any circumstance, by any political leader or by any government. -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon -- Every year, millions of women and girls worldwide suffer violence. Yet, with every rape, murder and assault that occurs, there is a rising tide … Continue reading “Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

1.2 Billion People, 1.2 Billion Reasons (Day 4: Live Below The Line)

"The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them." - Albert Einstein As of 2010, the world had 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty - which is 20.63% of the world's population. While that figure seems enormous, it's actually good news. The numbers released … Continue reading 1.2 Billion People, 1.2 Billion Reasons (Day 4: Live Below The Line)

Why £1? (Day 1: Live Below The Line)

I kicked off Day 1 of my Live Below The Line challenge today! I'll be living off £1 per day for my food and drink for the next 5 days. Why £1?  The international Extreme Poverty Line was defined by the World Bank as $1.25 US dollars a day, in 2005. If you live on … Continue reading Why £1? (Day 1: Live Below The Line)