Empowering civic activism toward a culture of peace.
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Do countries with greater wealth have less poor people? Unfortunately, examples such as U.S. and some European countries show us that it is not the case (Lawson, 2012).
However, there are some countries that lifted people out of poverty. One of the examples is Brazil. Brazil’s economy, with large and well-developed agricultural, mining, manufacturing, and service sectors, has been growing and expanding globally (Central Intelligence Agency, 2011). There were about 12 million…Continue
Posted on January 26, 2012 at 8:21pm
Worldwide Child Soldiers Issue
The recruitment and use of children under 15 years old as soldiers is a war crime while the participation of children under 18 years old in armed conflict is prohibited under international law. Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of children are recruited in government forces or armed rebel groups. Most of them are between 13 and 18 years of age (Amnesty International, 2011). Some are as young as 8 years of age (Human Rights Watch,…Continue
Posted on December 18, 2011 at 7:30pm