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September 22 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Mon Sep 22 2014, 07:57:26

As health authorities attempt to halt the spread of Ebola in Liberia, many citizens are struggling to feed themselves. People who have lost members of their household to the virus are often confined to their homes for weeks, making it difficult to collect food and other essentials. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food to families in quarantine in 10 counties across Liberia

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Sep 22 2014, 06:33:44

Activists still demanding progress 20 years after Cairo deal, as UN meeting also aims to tackle newer problems of climate change and migration

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Sep 22 2014, 05:45:59

Twenty years ago, 179 governments signed a landmark agreement that put womens rights, empowerment and well-being at the centre of discussions about population growth and development. The outcome of the International Conference on Population and Development, held in Cairo in 1994, moved away from the prevailing view that population could be controlled solely through family planning, and instead emphasised the importance of womens social and economic empowerment to bring about change. Leaders are now meeting in New York to discuss progress since the Cairo agreement. But what do womens rights campaigners think? They share their thoughts

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September 21 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Sun Sep 21 2014, 02:00:07

Rich nations should make biggest commitment to ensuring that temperatures are held to a 1.5C rise by 2025, says study Continue reading...

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September 19 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Fri Sep 19 2014, 10:52:34

Free advice line that aims to help smallholders boost livelihoods has received 1.5m calls since launching 12 weeks ago Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Sep 19 2014, 09:47:37

Zeid Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein says survivors' accounts of incident in which 500 died point to 'crime that must not go unpunished' Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Sep 19 2014, 09:45:29

If you are living in an Ebola hotspot, or in a country on high alert for the virus, we want to know what life is like where you are. Share your pictures and stories via GuardianWitness

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Sep 19 2014, 06:47:59

Advocates warn that citizen leaders are excluded from high-level talks in New York and urge agency leaders to include them Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Sep 19 2014, 00:00:08

A younger generation of leaders from both nations are aiming to foster cross-border cooperation to combat climate change Continue reading...

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September 18 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Thu Sep 18 2014, 13:07:25

Rayma Suprani says she was axed after representing Chávez's signature as a flatline heartbeat in protest over health system Continue reading...

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