In an age of uncivil social media, a simple tweet can bring a torrent of threats and taunts. Online groups – digital vigilantes – are uncovering the anonymous people behind many of the taunts, and many states are trying to reboot the parameters of online behavior by outlawing various forms of cyberharassment.Read More
The Seal Mammal Research Unit at the University of St. Andrews is recruiting and tagging pinnipeds to gather details on ocean conductivity, temperature and depth, collectively called “CTD profiles.” When tagged animals surface, the data they’ve collected are relayed to a global satellite system, decoded by computers, and disseminated to researchers.Read More
Different nations try different methods of peace building. International research suggests that military integration is essential and can be achieved through political education, guaranteeing personal welfare, socialization, and professionalization.Read More
More than one million service members, veterans and their families take college courses financed with federal tax dollars. Their experiences are more complicated than those of their fresh-faced civilian peers, leading entities to explore the most effective ways to ensure they graduate.Read More
In Israel, approaches to help traumatized IDF soldiers were emotionally focused and did not succeed in restoring well-being. The Six C’s model presents a cognitive approach by Dr. Farchi, which involves stimulating the individual through mental and physical action—such as giving them tasks to complete or make complex decisions.Read More
In Turkey there has been a long lasting dispute between the Tukish government and the Kurds that are often violent. AKP the leading political party has won elections in 2015 and may open the gate for transparent and democratic negotiations where the different ethnicities are recognized by the constitution. This is a solution because both the government and the PKK are conducting violent acts against each other.Read More
Estonia is preparing to protect itself digitally from any neighbouring enemies. To do so it is trying to create 'data embassies', that would have the same protections as physical embassies, in order to protect the digital continuity of the peopleRead More
Around the world, adolescent girls are susceptible to sexual harassment but girls in crisis areas are likely to be forgotten, or the solutions do not reach them. A new training program is designed for such conflict areas. It focuses on the therapeutic importance of female friendships, creates safe spaces, and initiates discussions about gender violence.Read More
For all the positive tools and platforms the internet has helped create over the decades, it can also be an extremely dark place, and has unfortunately enabled the horrific and wide-spread sharing of millions of images depicting child abuse, including of rape and torture. Artificial Intelligence - specifically the Arachnid web crawler launched by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection - is proving the most efficient and effective weapon in shutting down these abominable sites, combing through scores of data at a speed no human or government can match, and issuing takedown notices.Read More
Many women in Manipur are left as widows as the Indian Security Forces' fight against extremism leaves many innocent victims. Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network and other organizations are dedicated to helping women overcome trauma and heal by providing jobs, loans, and support.Read More
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