Emma Watson Praises Douglas Booth For UN Gender Equality Speech

Emma Watson praised actor Douglas Booth for a speech he gave on Wednesday for UN Women, the UN entity for gender equality and women’s empowerment. Today’s #HeForShe #GetFreeTourUK stop at @LondonSchoolofEconomics was a huge success! Thank you to @DouglasBooth and…

Pharrell Williams Brings On His ‘Happy’ at the UN’s General Assembly on Climate Change

Pharrell Williams has brought his ever-positive attitude and “happy” message on climate change Friday to about 1,200 middle school children at the United Nations General Assembly. Sponsored by the U.N., the U.N. Foundation and MixRadio, the event celebrated the International…

Emma Watson Inspires Men To Take Up Fight For Women

Emma Watson spoke on gender equality again, this time at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Friday, to promote the UN Women’s HeForShe IMPACT 10X10X10 pilot initiative. The former Harry Potter star and UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador thanked…

Teri Hatcher Speaks To UN About Her Childhood Experience Of Sexual Abuse

On Tuesday, November 25, Teri Hatcher spoke to the assembly at a United Nations event about her childhood experience of sexual abuse. The UN event commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and Hatcher recalled when…

Teri Hatcher Address U.N., Talks Childhood Sexual Abuse

Teri Hatcher addressed a United Nations event commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Tuesday, and divulged the horrors of her own experience with sexual abuse. The Desperate Housewives star was abused by an uncle…

Teri Hatcher Addresses the UN in an Emotionally Raw Speech Detailing Her Experience of Sexual Abuse By Her Uncle

Teri Hatcher, the actress best known for her role on Desperate Housewives, addressed the UN on Nov. 25 about sexual abuse that she suffered as a seven-year-old child at the hands of her uncle. The International Day for the Elimination…

Earthquake Kills at Least 398 People in China

At 4:30 pm local time (4:30 am EST), a 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Chinese province of Yunnan. The epicenter of the quake was recorded some 230 miles northeast of Kunming, the capital of the Yunnan province. Current estimates state…

House of Cards Gets a Nyet from Russia

Last week, the showrunners behind Netflix’s hit political drama House of Cards made a request to the UN Security Council – let us shoot a few episodes in your chamber. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reportedly thought it was a…

Ayatollah Khamenei Discusses US Enmity Toward Iran

In November, Iran, led by current president Hassan Rouhani, and the P5+1, comprised of the 5 permanent members on the UN Security Council (United States, China, Russia, United Kingdom, France) and Germany, came to terms regarding the cessation of certain…

White Army Forces in S. Sudan Stand Down, Mostly

Following more than two weeks of violent conflict that has killed almost 1,000 players and displaced thousands more, the 25,000 man-strong White Army militia has mostly disbanded and returned home, according to a government spokesman for South Sudan. Michael Makuei…