Tagged: Life Set Free

EVENT: International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

In 1999 the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize on that day activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem.
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women also launches the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, which runs through 10 December, Human Rights Day…

EVENT: International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

In 1999 the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize on that day activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem.
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women also launches the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, which runs through 10 December, Human Rights Day…

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NEWS: Virtual Tools, Real Help: Staying Sober During Pandemic

As physical meetings for individual counseling and mutual support groups have become impossible during the COVID-19 physical distancing and social solidarity measures, virtual tools are providing real help for people in recovery from substance use disorders, struggling to maintain their sobriety, or for people choosing to quit or reduce their alcohol use…

NEWS: 3 Reasons Why Japan’s Youth Go Alcohol-Free

Alcohol use has been declining among Japan’s youth who are increasingly preferring alcohol-free lifestyles. According to data from Suntory Holdings in 2019, the market for non-alcohol and low-alcohol beverages had quadrupled. There a three major reasons for this positive trend…

NEWS: Norway: Rising NoLo Trend

The trend to be alcohol free is rising in Norway as the country becomes more accepting of sober choices. There are several reasons why youth are moving away from alcohol. And a new trend that is changing the alcohol norm has grown enormously in recent years in Norway…

NEWS: Wall Street Begins Changing Alcohol Norm

Catering to the wellness trend among employees Wall Street begins to change the alcohol norm to a more inclusive and healthy environment for all. Banking and trading firm BTIG LLC, for example, cut alcohol from its annual employee celebration on December 12 at its New York City offices in the United States…

NEWS: USA: Alcohol-Free Lifestyle Reshapes Nightlife

The alcohol-free way of life reshapes nightlife across the United States, as more and more people embrace sobriety. The growing alcohol-free way of life can be seen from the new alcohol-free bars and also online with more than 1.2 million #soberlife Instagram posts and more than 500,000 #soberissexy posts. The demographic of people going alcohol-free is vast, while some are recovering from addiction, most people are just looking for a healthier life…

NEWS: NYC: Interest in Alcohol-Free Lifestyle Growing

Interest in leading an alcohol-free lifestyle is growing in New York City.
Nightlife in New York City has become more inclusive for all interested in staying sober, with the number of alcohol free-spaces, sober bars and customers looking for booze-free possibilities growing in the city that never sleeps. There are many choices for alcohol-free spaces, from dry bars to booze-free pop up parties. Recently the city opened its first dry hipster bar…

NEWS: Week #50 Global Alcohol Policy Round-Up

The week 50 Global Alcohol Policy Round-Up contains alcohol policy updates about a new WHO technical package for alcohol policy, news that people consider alcohol increasingly unimportant in Scandinavia, Cambodia is set to tackle NCDs and risk factors with development assistance from Russia, and alcohol-related deaths rising in the United States.
Fresh science updates are about: The case for prioritizing action on alcohol for health and development, a new Japanese study showing any alcohol raises cancer risk, a study showing cancer risk is top reason to quit alcohol, and a new study finding that alcohol and tobacco control policy reduces cancer deaths in Australia.
The Big Alcohol monitor exposes: The difficult case of Dry January in France, Big Alcohol claiming pregnancy warning to be too costly, in Australia, and brewers incentivizing heavy student alcohol use in the Netherlands.
Special features: New report about alcohol as obstacle to development showing that 14 of 17 SDGs are adversely affected.
In the upcoming events alert we highlight: GAPC 2020, and summerLEAHP 2020…

NEWS: Scandinavia: People Consider Alcohol Unimportant

People in Scandinavia are considering alcohol unimportant in their lives. People in Scandinavia consider alcohol unimportant in their lives. Two stories from Sweden and Norway show that fewer and fewer people have preferences for alcohol, but still the alcohol norm persists…