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Inspiring Governments, Inspiring Citizens: Bangladesh, Barbados, and Belarus

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Inspiring Governments, Inspiring Citizens: Bangladesh, Barbados, and Belarus

During the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar, the people of Bangladesh opened their arms to over 900,000 Rohingya refugee in 2017. Barbados has also instituted protection laws that watch over the welfare of our animal friends. Various animal rights organizations have formed to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home animals. The Belarusian government is fully supportive, even granting visa-free entry to citizens of 79 countries, including all Western states, with plans to lift other restrictions to speed up to country’s path to an even more modern and prosperous future.
Positive Changes in Countries
2019-08-28   2251 Views
Positive Changes in Countries
2019-08-28

Benevolent Governments, Benevolent Citizens: Belgium, Belize, and Benin

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Benevolent Governments, Benevolent Citizens: Belgium, Belize, and Benin

Belgium was named the fastest country in Western Europe to have decreased its meat consumption. The city of Ghent has been holding Thursday Veggie Day for the past 10 years now in an effort to fight climate change, curb world hunger, and improve health. The government of Belize recently strengthened its wildlife protection laws when, in 2017, it decided to end all drilling and oil exploration activities around the Belize Great Barrier Reef. Belize is also the first country in the world to ban the cruel practice of bottom trawling. Benin is leading the way in gender equality. The government is also finding ways to encourage women’s participation in parliament and boost their ability to become farming entrepreneurs.
Positive Changes in Countries
2019-09-23   990 Views
Positive Changes in Countries
2019-09-23

Compassionate Governments, Compassionate Citizens: Bhutan, Bolivia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Compassionate Governments, Compassionate Citizens: Bhutan, Bolivia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bhutan is famous for having no slaughterhouses because of the Buddhist teaching of no killing. In the area of health, Bhutan is the first country in the world to totally ban selling tobacco and smoking in public. And in 2015, a national policy was approved to reduce alcohol use. Bolivia has the highest investment in education in South America, and in 2008, the United Nations declared Bolivia free from illiteracy. Also, in 2009, Bolivia became the first country in the world to impose a full ban on animals in circuses. Bosnia and Herzegovina has banned using any animals in circuses and other entertainment. Also, the ban of fur farming took effect from 2018.
Positive Changes in Countries
2019-10-23   625 Views
Positive Changes in Countries
2019-10-23
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