Today, May the 17th, more than 100 countries around the world are celebrating the right to love and to be loved against every form of discrimination, and supporting all the people living in those places where loving someone of the same sex is still considered illegal or even punishable by death.
Irene had already felt the call of agriculture, but could not imagine she would have become a farmer at that time. This is her amazing story of change.
Nowadays gender discrimination is still an actual problem everywhere. That’s why international social development policies are deeply committed to face and fight it all over the world.
Inspired by the “12 dimensions of wellness” of BES Project and by all the innovations that every city daily carries out to improve its livability, from Milan Area C to eco-mobility such as bike sharing or car sharing in Reggio Emilia and in many other Italy’s cities, we wanted to enlist a Decalogue of smart city, in our opinion.
In Cairo Emad was a goldsmith and used to earn good money. Eleven years ago he emigrated to Italy where he learnt how to make pizza and started a new life.
Downshifting is a social behavior according to which individuals live simpler lives, improve balance between leisure and work and escape from obsessive materialism.
Martha Waibl lives in Milan and is the protagonist of the fifth episode of "Sustainable Choices". She tells us the story of how and why she started up a new business that takes care of the environment.