A French woman, Jeanne de Clisson, became a pirate in the…

A French woman, Jeanne de Clisson, became a pirate in the 1300’s for revenge after her husband was beheaded. Selling her lands to buy 3 ships, they were painted black with red sails. She caught the culprits and personally beheaded them with an axe. source

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To encourage more men to assume a greater share of care-giving…

To encourage more men to assume a greater share of care-giving responsibilities, Norwegian law states that 10 weeks of parental leave is reserved for fathers. Norway is the first country to introduce father’s quota. source

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China has deforested most of its historically wooded areas. A…

China has deforested most of its historically wooded areas. A law promulgated in 1981 requires that every school student over the age of 11 plants at least one tree per year. source

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