Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson started Earth Day in 1970 to educate the public about environmental issues. In 2018, more than...
In recent years, most countries have seen a decrease in the number of new HIV infections, but in Russia, that number is rising. According to HIV-education organization Avert, there are at least 1 million people in Russia living with HIV — and the rate of new infections is growing by ten to fifteen percent each year.
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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is officially recognized by the United Nations (UN) on July 30 each year. Human trafficking refers to enslaving people through the use of fraud or coercion, and millions people become victims of human trafficking each year. People of all ages, genders, and races are trafficked, but children ages eleven to fourteen are most at risk, and 70 percent of the victims are women and girls.