Today for Global Activism, we feature the “Free Gift of Knowledge Transfer Leveraging Technology" project. It utilizes Google Hangout and technology transfers to teach soft skills and share expertise from various fields with educators, students and professionals in India and around the world. Global Activist, Manu Vora, will tell us how utilizing the simplest of technologies can transform lives.
To talk about sexual violence in India without mentioning caste would be like talking about rape during the time of slavery without mentioning slavery. The struggles and centuries-old discrimination and indifference of India's Dalits floored their American colleagues.
A group of UK musicians finds musical inspiration in one of Europe's largest refugee camps, and we get an update on the ongoing crisis. Also, we discuss a new movement against women's curfews in India.
The UN raised Palestine's flag at its headquarters this week. Palestinian Authority (PA) President, Mahmoud Abbas, addressed the UN General Assembly and declared that the PA would no longer stand by agreements, such as the 1993 Oslo Peace accords. We’ll talk about the troubled Middle East Peace process with Dr. Manuel Hassassian, PA envoy to the United Kingdom and Roey Gilad, consul general of Israel to the Midwest.