When Pili Opal left Udon Thani, a farming region in north-eastern Thailand, to go to University in Bangkok, she bravely left her family to improve her life and theirs through her education.
Measuring peace at the global and national level allows us to assess the social, political and economic factors that create peace. Each year the Institute for Economics & Peace produces the Global Peace Index, the world’s leading measure of national peacefulness, ranking 163 countries according to their levels of peace.
Fast fashion has changed the way clothing is manufactured and sold to consumers around the world. It’s bought, worn once or twice, goes out of fashion, disposed of in the bin, destined for landfill, only to begin the process all over again.