Having a gender that matches the ID card can seem like a small issue, but imagine explaining in your job interview, why you seem to be a girl, but have a boy’s first name. Despite a UN resolution to end these circumstances, 34 countries in Europe still discriminate transgender people. This needs to change.
Last spring over 200 teenage girls were abducted. The world was sharing the pain of Nigeria one tweet at a time, but the tragedy seemed to be forgotten almost as fast as it had hit the headlines. After half a year of inaction, the Nigerian government is waking up again – right on time for elections!
In 2013, the value of one bitcoin rose from 5€ to almost 900€. It even surpassed the value of gold before crashing again. Last year the first Bitcoin ATM’s were opened up in Europe and some accredited institutions, such as the University of Nicosia, started to accept bitcoins as a method of payment. It is time to learn what a wallet and mining truly mean in the 21st century.