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November 23 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Sun Nov 23 2014, 19:01:09

As London conference looms, aid agency calls on international community to ensure rights of Afghan women are not rolled back

• Britain urged to give unstinting support for women's rights in Afghanistan

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November 22 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Sat Nov 22 2014, 17:00:05

International talks in Paris in 2015 could see the world's nations agree to limit global warming to a rise of 2C. Actually achieving that target will require huge commitments - not least by developed nations Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Sat Nov 22 2014, 04:00:11

A target-driven mindset and a disregard for female life mean the country's birth control drive has been tainted by tragedy

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November 21 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Fri Nov 21 2014, 12:35:04

One billion people live with no alternative to open defecation, the newly launched Toilet Board Coalition says the solution must be market-driven

Happy World Toilet Day! Most people living in high income countries, probably won't have thought twice about the convenience of it when sitting on the throne this morning. But for the 2.5 billion in the world without access to proper sanitation, it is a serious health issue.

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Nov 21 2014, 11:18:17

The Guardian is working with Humanity United to highlight modern-day slavery, investigate its root causes and analyse potential solutions

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Nov 21 2014, 09:04:29

Young people fleeing Eritrea as 'open-ended' national service, soaring food prices and poor job prospects bite, says UNHCR

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Nov 21 2014, 02:00:02

Female input will be vital if next month's London conference on Afghanistan is to boost development and bring positive change

Britain urged to give unstinting support for women's rights in Afghanistan

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November 20 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Thu Nov 20 2014, 19:05:06

More needs to be done to tackle endemic global violence against women, say papers published in the Lancet Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Nov 20 2014, 19:01:06

As foreign troops depart, activists urge government to use London conference to lobby for role of women in peacebuilding

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Nov 20 2014, 14:00:23

Residents cannot understand why beds are empty but Save the Children says phased opening is necessary to protect staff

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