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Women Displaced by Brutal Violence in the DR Congo Tell Their Harrowing Stories

Five Women, Five StoriesThe post Women Displaced by Brutal Violence in the DR Congo Tell Their Harrowing Stories appeared first on Inter Press Service.   [ continue reading...]

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Tocantins, a River of Many Dams in Central Brazil

Tocantins, the newest of Brazil’s 26 states, which was created in 1988 to seek its own paths to development in central Brazil, fell into the common plight...   [ continue reading...]

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The Reality of North Korea as a Nuclear Power

With a track record of six underground nuclear tests between 2006 and 2017, North Korea is desperately yearning to be recognized as the world’s ninth nucl...   [ continue reading...]

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Abu Dhabi to host eighth IRENA Assembly

More than 1,100 representatives of governments from 150 countries will meet in Abu Dhabi to attend the Eighth Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Age...   [ continue reading...]

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Philippines Most Dangerous Country in Southeast Asia for Journalists

It’s not just suspected drug users and dealers at risk of targeted killing in the Philippines. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) reported...   [ continue reading...]

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Digital Infrastructure

Millennials are the natives of the digital infrastructure. They have the privilege of having been born in a time when everything is within reach through the cli...   [ continue reading...]

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Can Uganda Reduce Financial Exclusion to 5% in 5 Years?

Nathan Were, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), a global partnership of more than 30 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion.T...   [ continue reading...]

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Argentina Pursues the Lithium Dream

The government of Mauricio Macri dreams of Argentina becoming the world leader in lithium production. But it does not seem so clear that this aspiration, underp...   [ continue reading...]

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UN Urges Comprehensive Approach to Sexuality Education

Close to 10 years after its first edition, a fully updated International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education published today by UNESCO advocates quality c...   [ continue reading...]

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The Data Revolution Should Not Leave Women and Girls Behind

Jemimah Njuki is an expert on agriculture, food security, and women’s empowerment and works as a senior program specialist with IDRC. She is an Aspen Inst...   [ continue reading...]

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Posing as Liberators

A lot was done in the name of Muslim women in the waning weeks of 2017. Saudi Arabia gave permission for women to enter the previously forbidden sports stadiums...   [ continue reading...]

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Paying a High Price

Of all the reasons behind the rising cost of living in Dhaka, corruption has always been a root causeThe post Paying a High Price appeared first on Inter Press...   [ continue reading...]

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Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals Reach 1072 in first week of 2018; Deaths Reach 81

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 1,072 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea during the first week of 2018, with around 450 each landing in Ital...   [ continue reading...]

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Silent Engines Behind Agriculture

Year 2017 ended up with a huge loss of yield in rice cultivation when compared with the last few years. On one hand the reason was the heavy floods which occurr...   [ continue reading...]

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“The smuggler destroyed our passports and dropped us in the mountains”

While the world’s attention is drawn to the plight of migrants and refugees and Asia and Africa, a small but significant number of irregular migrants cont...   [ continue reading...]

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Why the #MToo Movement Disrupts the Creeping Commodification of Feminism

Rangita de Silva de Alwis is Associate Dean of International Affairs at University of Pennsylvania law School & Advisor, UN SDG FundThe post Why the #MToo...   [ continue reading...]

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Tourism Should Be Regulated, Before It Is Too Late…

Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusThe post Tourism Should Be Regulated, Before It Is Too Late… appeared first on...   [ continue reading...]

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Policy Support Gap for “Climate-Smart” Agriculture

Conditioned that ploughing is the sure way to produce crops, Zimbabwean farmer Handrixious Zvomarima surprised himself by trying a different method. He planted...   [ continue reading...]

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How Low-Income Bangladeshis Use Loans

Stuart Rutherford, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), a global partnership of more than 30 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclu...   [ continue reading...]

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Clean Energy Sources Manage to Cut Electricity Bill in Chile

A 75 percent drop in electricity rates, thanks to a quadrupled clean generation capacity, is one of the legacies to be left in Chile by the administration of Mi...   [ continue reading...]

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