It has been an extremely trying and tense month for Britain. Still raw and recovering from terrible incidents in Westminster, only to be shaken by the cowardly acts in Manchester targeting young children and their parents. These families torn apart forever, and friends will not recover from this for a number of generations. Despite this, we have to continue to work for peace.
Senior UN official in South Sudan warns women and girls face 'extremely high risk' of sexual assault
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South Sudan is facing a terrible reality - without peace, millions of people will go hungry and millions of women and girls could be raped as they try to go about their daily lives, as they try to search for food for their families.
Eugene Owusu, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan. said “While humanitarians will continue to do all that is possible to alleviate suffering, the fact remains that unless the guns fall silent, the humanitarian situation will continue to deteriorate,”
Barack Obama on Food and Climate Change
Barack Obama talks about the urgency of climate change and the need to address one of the pressing issues of our time - long-term food security.
"We can still act and it won't be too late."
President Kennedy's family reflects on his 100th birthday
This year marks the 100th birthday birthday of the 35th United States President, John F Kennedy. His daughter, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and her children, Rose, Tatiana, and Jack, reflect on how 100 years after his birth, their father and grandfather continues to inspire others to work, fight, and believe in a better world. It is an important reflection on what one man can do and an inspiring account of what still needs to be done.
Special to The Plainsman: Tim Cook on diversity at Auburn
Apple CEO Tim Cook on the importance of diversity in STEM and how the US will be left behind if action isn't taken quickly if more isn't done to ensure equal representation of women in tech.