Read a May 3, 2013, opinion column from Forbes about the controversy surrounding the Plan B contraceptive and the FDA’s ruling that the drug should be available to girls starting at age 15.
The Lutheran World Federation is a global organization that works to “put faith into action within and beyond the communion, and seek God’s Word and Spirit to guide us.”
The United Church of Christ has an official website that provides resources on the Christian beliefs and news. Rebekah Choate is the WCM Communication Associate.
HinduNet provides thousands of resources and links on Hinduism, its history, its beliefs and its principles.
Read the 2005 report by the United Nations Millennium Project about reducing gender inequality through education.
Read a August 23, 2012, story on the World Food Programme website about how the organization’s programs to improve maternal health have changed one community.
Read an August 2012 research report about the effects of religion on the spread of AIDS in Africa.
Read a Jan. 6, 2011, article in Bloomberg Businessweek about Kiva, a microlending non-profit, and how microfinancing can help women around the globe.
The Institute of Halal Investing in Portland, Ore., can provide an Islamic perspective on microfinance and development assistance. It is associated with Rubicon Global, a halal financial advisory firm.