Within the next few decades the majority of the world’s population will be housed in cities of all sizes. The urbanization of the human species is rapidly nearing completion, with the focus now on Africa and Asia.
For many in the West, head coverings of any kind are evidence that Muslim women are oppressed. Not so, says one writer. My headscarf is a defiant expression of my choice to be a woman on my own terms.
MDG progress shows the power of global goals and a shared purpose. Leaders will be held to this high standard.