The defence of the fundamental rights of human beings without distinctions of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language or religion starts with the dissemination of initiatives that promote the conditions for living together in freedom, justice and peace.
The COVID-19 crisis has pushed some of the main humanitarian crises on the planet into the background, despite the fact that the virus has actually made them worse. Crises ranging from armed conflicts to natural disasters proliferate because of climate change. Here is a reminder of some of the worst calamities affecting the world.
Girls' self-esteem, ambition and expectations are the first victims of gender stereotypes. Therefore, eradicating clichés and their associated behaviours should be a priority for any society and should begin in schools. Some initiatives advocate introducing female role models into the classroom as a first step.
Technology has revolutionised the way we consume, interact and stay informed. However, it can also be useful for solving social and environmental problems. We know it as social technology and it is helping us meet the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The unstoppable growth of technology has transformed our habits and behaviour and created unprecedented dilemmas which could put our future as a digital society at risk. The solution? A new set of ethics based on the source of this change: the internet.