August 26th is Women's Equality Day established by Congress in 1971 to celebrate the progress women made for equal rights. Today, it is more important then ever to remember that the fight is not over.Gender inequalityis still an issue and measured by three indexes; reproductive health, empowerment, and the labor market. Leveling the playing field between men and women will improve the overall quality of life throughout the world.
The Merriam Webster dictionary defines humanitarian, "As a person promoting human welfare and social reform", but it goes much deeper than that. For some it is a calling and they risk their lives traveling to conflict zones or areas affected by natural disasters to help others.