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October 1 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 1 2014, 11:22:23

As Norway tops rankings of best places to grow old, activists urge governments to prepare for a demographic revolution Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 1 2014, 09:37:11

Reports on leprosy and elephantiasis in India and Bangladesh highlight the prejudice and economic cost faced by sufferers Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 1 2014, 07:40:03

Once on track for polio eradication, Pakistan now faces a setback as a result of inaccessibility, violence and misinformation Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 1 2014, 06:36:04

Mexico has some of the strictest abortion laws in the world, and women can find themselves criminalised even after miscarriage

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 1 2014, 06:08:00

A tale of two women caught up in Mexico's complex abortion debate, with passion on both sides as the Catholic church pits itself against women's rights campaigners. Adriana Manzanares experienced a miscarriage but her suffering did not end there: because of her state's draconian abortion laws, she was sentenced to 27 years in prison. For another young woman from Puebla, Mexico City's more liberal abortion laws offered an opportunity to restart her life after an unwanted pregnancy Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 1 2014, 05:43:52

Continent-wide summaries and country-by-country breakdowns of abortion rights, including where the procedure is permitted and for what reasons - to save a womans life, to preserve her health, after rape or incest, for economic or social reasons or on request. Plus, discover the six states in the world that do not permit abortion under any circumstances

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Oct 1 2014, 02:00:10

Computer geeks and government statisticians are joining a UN initiative to raise the information bar

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September 30 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Tue Sep 30 2014, 15:31:11

Can the UK capitalise on the influx of cultures and talents brought by refugees from Europe seeking a better life? Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Tue Sep 30 2014, 12:06:38

Fear of deadly virus has left thousands of Ebola-stricken children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone abandoned by family Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Tue Sep 30 2014, 11:05:11

Ahead of the international day of the girl, we want your thoughts on what could help women and girls to know their rights Continue reading...

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