The International Day of the Girl campaign to generate awareness about forms of violence towards girls was released on October 10, 2017. This and other examples provide encouraging signs that all forms of violence are on the decline, whether they may be physical or non-physical forms of violence, and that the ‘better angels of our nature’ are indeed beginning to rise to the occasion. We can revisit Abraham Lincoln’s statement from his Inaugural Address on March 4, 1861, as a timely call to action to merge both constructive civil action and compassion as a response to the challenges of our time.
There is no perfection on earth in which there is absolutely zero degradation, detriment, or deterioration worldwide. This is no cause for feeling discouragement. Small, meaningful choices and shifts in mindset contribute to your self, others, and the environment surrounding you.