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Global Issues UN
This site is from the United Nations and gives an overview of the issues affecting many regions of the world.
World Leaders have committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years: End extreme poverty. Fight inequality & injustice. Fix climate change.
This site was created by a private individual, but seems to be very thorough and well-researched. Because it's the project of one person, be cautious about possible bias.
What is the government doing about.....?
Explore the official website of the government of the United Kingdom to see their take on several different national and global issues.
Council on Foreign Relations
This site has its own search engine and has information on lots of different topics. It's from a non-profit, independent think tank, so the opinions will be well-researched.
Oxfam is an organization that does emergency and development work all over the world. Use their site to get ideas of what issue to research, and use their search engine to find information once you've chosen your topic.
CIA World Factbook
Find information on every country in the world in this site compiled by the Central Intelligence Agency of the US government.
WHO - World Health Organization
The World Health Organization provides information on sustainability issues (overpopulation, water, etc.) that will have an impact on health.
Teens Health from Nemours
If the issue you are studying has an impact on health, you might find more about it here.
National Institute of Mental Health
offers mental health information and research results in their efforts to improve mental health. Their homepage includes the most recent breaking news and highlights related to mental health and illnesses. It also offers....
Young Women's Health
This guide on depression tells you how you can recognize the signs and symptoms of depression and even find out about some of the causes. You will discover ....
Depression for Men
Young Men’s Health offers you health guides designed just for young men. This particular guide examines
Videos and Interactives
CountryReports provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world.
Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels.
ChartsBin is a web-based data visualization tool that will allow everyone to quickly and easily create rich interactive visualizations with their own data.
The Quest to End Poverty
12 Talks - It's the challenge of our age: How do we end poverty? Hear ideas and results from economists, philanthropists, activists working -- in labs and on the ground -- to wipe it out.
The Big Picture
15 Talks - Must-listen talks about the future of the environment, crime, technology, government and the human race.
U.S. Women's Soccer Wage
The U.S. women's national soccer team are three-time world champions. So why are they paid less than the men's team?Posted by
Fusion on Thursday, March 31, 2016
Oil Spills and Toxic Chemicals
National Women's History Museum
The National Women's History Museum educates, inspires, empowers, and shapes the future by integrating women's distinctive history into the culture and history of the United States.
Gender Pay Gap
Four big lessons from the UK’s new gender pay gap reporting rules and what’s next for equality
most at risk for developing unhealthy attitudes toward their bodies are the ones who believe the thin is beautiful message from the media. Explore the ways in which ...
Body Image - Brown University
Going beyond the way we see our physical appearance, body image includes how we think others see us. As many as....
A person with a negative body image does not see themselves as they really are. These people have a....
Backstory - Beach Bodies: a History of American Physique
Views of the perfect body have certainly changed over time in America. The American History Guys discuss this topic in a fifty-two minute podcast.
Body Image for Teens
Explore the dangers of negative body image, which can manifest itself in eating disorders, self-mutilation, or risky
Body Image - Let's Get Real
In addition to describing how to see yourself, body image is also about how you want to be seen and how you think you should look. How you see yourself is not...
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