Let’s face it, the dissemination of knowledge regarding SDGs is not yet in educational programs nationally (here in Vietnam) or internationally. Right now, we are far from ensuring “that people everywhere have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature.” Even though the UN has created the framework to … Continue reading Education of SDG Goals in the School System
Humankind often tries to suppress its ego, but sometimes falls to innate desires. One of these is the “desire to win.” For the sake of winning, we can imagine and act in various ways—leaving all ethical values and thoughts of health by the wayside. And, of course, humanity found an even easier way to achieve … Continue reading Winning at All Costs. Is it Worth It?
Is it possible to put a stop to open defecation when nature calls worldwide by 2030? In a recent article, the New York Times reported: “nearly half the [Indian] population still relieve themselves in the open, spreading disease and causing other health problems(1).” The shortage of clean toilets has led the country to pledge the … Continue reading Ending Open Defecation
When we reach adulthood, getting married and having a family is often the pathway we take. When we commit or are committed to doing so, in some cases, depends on the culture. Nevertheless, there is one custom that no one ought to accept, child marriage. In some places around the world where it happens, children … Continue reading Child Marriage Around the World – Girls Not Brides