Girls I met during a 2016 visit to Afghanistan

A sign in the NYC subway. Making vaccines free, easy to access, and providing incentives really helps entice some to get vaccinated, but most of the hesitant need to have their fears addressed first.

Photo I took of shuddered a Christmas market in Vienna this week

Photo by Thiago Dutra Diniz of climate activist Txai Suruí addressing COP26.

Txai Suruí came a long way to warn the world about the damage we’re doing to the planet. Earlier this month, the climate activist, who grew up in an indigenous community in the Amazon rainforest, addressed the UN climate conference in Glasgow. Her reward? An outpouring of online hate.

Melissa Fleming

Chief Communicator #UnitedNations promoting a peaceful, sustainable, just & humane world. Author: A Hope More Powerful than the Sea. Podcast: Awake at Night.

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