Positive stories of 2017 #WATWB

This is the first time we have the last Friday of the month in 2018 so let me look back all the good stories featured by me in the We Are The World Blogfest.

Dance or die

Ahmad Joudeh has the words “dance or die” tattooed in Sanskrit on the back of his neck. This is not a fashion statement: it was put right where his head would be cut off if he ISIS ever fulfilled their threat to him. [Read more]

Srishti Bakshi for women’s safety

She couldn’t just sit and watch women in India getting attacked, abused, raped. She created an organisation, called “Project CrossBow” with the aim of educating and empowering women so they don’t feel powerless any more. But that wasn’t enough. Now she decided to spread more awareness by walking 3,800 km (2,361 mile) across the whole country. [Read more]

A swimmer, a runner and other parents

“She wanted to put down hate. And for my part, we just need to stop all this stuff and just forgive each other.” (Mark Heyer) [Read more]

Lazarus

How a rescued cat brings the best out of people: read here.

And more, brought to you by others in the We Are The World Blogfest:

Would you like to join?

Here’s some information and why I think you should do this in 2018 as well.


For more positive stories like these, check out the “We Are The World” blog series, this month hosted by Shilpa Garg, Simon Falk, Lynn Hallbrooks, Eric Lahti, Damyanti Biswasand Guilie Castillo.

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