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Valentines Day: Around the Globe

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Photo Credit: China News   Valentines Day: Around the Globe By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love. Already feel fed up with this combination of words? I feel you! It is interesting to note how, even among the same culture, there is a division between celebrators and haters of the ‘Day of Love.’ I guess the secret behind the negative reaction from some fellow Russians is that according to “Vzglyad” – the Russian newspaper – Saint Valentine identified as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, so it…

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#10YearChallenge

By Diversity Speaks
By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love. Did you know that only 8 countries in Europe have legislation making sex without consent – rape?  Approximately 9 million women in EU have been raped after the age of 15. Not so long ago it was perfectly legal to discriminate against women in the workforce, place job listings only for men, and pay women less. There were no women doctors or lawyers, and in some countries, women had no right to vote or decide their own maternal healthcare. With...
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Welcome to Diversity Speaks

By Diversity Speaks
By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love. Have you ever found yourself googling information about other cultures? If yes, then you are in the right place. Our goal at ICDO is to promote intercultural dialogue by focusing on different cultural aspects and values. Diversity Speaks is a platform where every week the members of the ICDO team will present new discussion topics covering everything from customs and traditions, communities, various social barriers that are influencing society, and much more. Just like our readers, our team members are...
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