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The girls of Ronietta, Sierra Leone

One Girl

The facts speak for themselves and I find it mind-boggling that a relatively small amount of international aid directly targets women and girls. With this in mind, put yourself in the shoes of girls of Ronietta in Sierra Leone. It’s one of the several countries where inequalities are a daily reality for girls, simply because they were born female.


Wealth in women

Our World Today, October 22, 2012

When CARE Australia’s Jenny Clement recently travelled to a small and relatively unknown village in northern Cambodia, she came across a young woman whose life had been changed forever.


Murray-Darling water deal ‘unfair’

Our World Today, August 20, 2012

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s revised plan has state governments, irrigators and conservationists in disagreement over what is a ‘fair’ deal.


Sleeping rough

Our World Today, August 14, 2012

What has led 105,000 people to become homeless in Australia? Our World today investigates


Running Raw

Our World Today

Age is no barrier to one over 60s raw vegan couple who plan to run a marathon a day for a whole year


Action time

Our World Today, July 20, 2012

Our World Today talks to up-and-coming film star and conservationist, Fabrice Marre, about his fight against deforestation.


Money can’t buy happiness

Our World Today, June 25, 2012

Founder and Chief Happiness Officer of the Happiness Institute, Dr Timothy Sharp, talks to Our World Today about being happy in the 21st Century.


Respect your elders

Our World Today, June 14, 2012

Abuse of the elderly will be brought to the forefront this Friday for the seventh annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, aimed at raising awareness of the often forgotten mistreatment of the elderly.

 

 


Helping Australia’s homeless

Our World Today, June 5, 2012

Our World Today finds out the facts behind homelessness in Australia, and what we can do to help

 


Let’s talk reconciliation

Our World Today, May 29, 2012

National Reconciliation Week 2012 recognises the oldest culture in Australia.

 


Kimberley protesters appear in court

Our World Today, 23 May,2012

UPDATE | Two protestors have appeared in court as opposition to a $30 billion gas hub in the Kimberley region continues.


Palm oil threat

Our World Today, 26 April, 2012
An Australian non-profit organisation has revealed a company behind palm oil plantations that threaten the lives of orangutans is from a group which is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

 


Within our grasp

Our World Today, 12/4/2012

Would you believe it if someone told you within a decade Australia could be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy?


Helping Kony’s child soldiers

Our World Today, 15/3/2012 

Military intervention in Uganda to capture the now world-infamous Joseph Kony could cause ethical dilemmas that many inspired by the Kony 2012 Campaign may not have realised.



Prevention and government funding the Right Step to combat youth crime

University online journalism feature article
More preventative programs and government funding is vital in tackling youth crime, a Bentleigh non-for-profit organisation says.


Getting fit for charity with zumba

University online journalism assignment, March 2011
Local Zumba instructors are inspiring locals to keep fit while raising thousands for New Zealand and Japan natural disaster victims.


Forced school closures put students at bushfire risk

Published in Spectrum, March 2011
After narrowly escaping the destruction of the Black Saturday fires, some Warrandyte locals now fear children’s lives could be threatened due to forced school closures on high fire risk days.