Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Why Do You see So Many Homeless People With Dogs?

Why Do You see So Many Homeless People With Dogs?

People can be homeless for a wide variety of reasons, often through no fault of their own but as a result of circumstances beyond their control. There are all kinds of reasons why someone who is homeless may have a dog. the dog may be a longstanding pet and when its owner lost the roof over their head, so did the dog. Dogs provide company to someone, and when you are in the vulnerable position of sleeping on the streets the dog may also offer a degree of protection. There are lots of charities around that will provide veterinary services …continue reading

Can You Really Afford A Dog? The Truth

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The decision to bring a pet into the family household can be an exciting one. It’s often the case that it is not really a decision, but it just kind of happened. How many households have ended up with a cat or dog because of a stray they happened to pick up one day? The decision to bring a pet into the house is not one that should be taken lightly. Pets can be expensive and those who are struggling to begin with do not really need the extra burden of another mouth to feed. That being said, it’s not …continue reading

The Dangers of Stray Dogs, Must Read

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With more and more home owners losing their homes every day, it’s not surprising that along with the growing number of foreclosures there are a growing number of stray dogs left to roam the streets. People who cannot afford to pay their monthly mortgage or rent payment are not going to be able to afford the fee that a shelter will charge to take their dog because they can no longer care for it. Unfortunately for the dogs, many of them are left to roam the streets and fend for themselves. This can be a great detriment to society as …continue reading

Even Non-Profit Organizations Need Accountants

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If you are an accountant or pursuing a degree in this field, you should know that even non-profits organizations require the assistance of accountants. All businesses need to have an accountant that can take control of the finances and work to complete all of the necessary financial steps. Two professions that get regularly confused are accounting and auditing, however this article will focus on accountants. Non-Profit Work There are many ways the accountant can contribute the community by volunteering some of his or her time. Charities that are public for various health conditions, children without homes or feeding the homeless …continue reading

Don’t Let Your Child Become a Victim of Identity Fraud

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Additionally, it is key to watching what your kid does online, as well. The Internet has become a place to steal the identity and you want to be sure your child doesn’t get caught in something such as this. Pay Attention One of the best ways to avoid your child being part of online fraudulent activity is simply by paying close attention to what your child does online. When possible watch your child when he or she is online and make note of any selling websites that is visited. Also, check the history of the child’s computer every day to …continue reading

Income Disparity in India: The Dark Side of Growth

In 2008, the finance minister P. Chidambaram claimed that the Indian government’s policies were both pro-growth and pro-equality for alleviating the poverty plaguing the nation. The minister also mentioned a vision of achieving 85 percent of the population, nearly 600 million, eventually migrating to cities to have proper access to water, electricity, education, healthcare, and other basic human rights. Instead, the government has been participating in unconstitutional land takeovers, trampled the democratic rights of the majority, pursued nuclear energy, increased natural resource usage, and significantly increased air and water population under the disguise of growth that has simply added to …continue reading

3 Careers For Individuals Interested In Human Rights

The world has been altered entirely by the advent of the internet, and the ability to share information much more freely. Therefore, transparency is more common from governments as they realize that hiding things is no longer as easy as it used to be. However, human rights are still being violated all over the planet and if you need some assistance in finding a career in this path, then read on further. All three of these careers are reflected quite heavily within the human rights niche, and is a deeply rewarding job. Unfortunately, you will see some sights that are …continue reading

How to Get Into the International NGO Field

Since the International NGO world is immensely varied, the first step towards breaking into the field begins with figuring out your personal goals and the identifying the specific work that you are interested in pursuing. Conduct a personal assessment of your interests and skills by asking yourself questions about whether you are willing to build international work experience, possess the essential language skills, or are able to meet the challenges of NGO work. Then, search through the various opportunities available in the field by reading books, such as the American Society of International Law’s Careers in International Law, or researching …continue reading

Facts About Sweatshops

One of the most galling things about Western culture at the moment is the sense of entitlement. Many of us have government funding for support or hold down full-time jobs. The majority of Western countries have modern human rights laws and will help anybody who is in trouble or distress, within reason. The sense of entitlement leads many of us who have perfectly healthy, enjoyable lives to feel that we are the ones on the end of a hard time from fate. However, have you ever considered the conditions in other parts of the world? You may think you are …continue reading