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November 21 2014

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, 16:34:38

Social media rallies behind 'less patronising' record with lyrics that stress importance of trusting doctors on Ebola

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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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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Nov 20 2014, 11:13:35

Organisation that faced closure after UN funding was cut is rescued by $25m investment from Jynwel Foundation

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Nov 20 2014, 11:00:19

As our world faces rising social and environmental challenges, how can leaders improve food security and nutrition? Join our debate on 27 November 2014, 1-3pm GMT

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Nov 20 2014, 10:01:00

Brazil's asbestos industry is exacting a terrible human toll. Up to 15,000 Brazilians die of asbestos-related diseases annually - 10% of the global total - but the industry's ties with government, and even the medical profession, ensure there is no political will to heed the World Health Organisation's call for a worldwide ban on the substance. Here, factory workers lay bare the suffering caused by their exposure to asbestos, while a University of São Paulo pulmonologist warns of the 'uncontrollable epidemic' ahead if Brazil fails to listen to the warnings sounded by campaigners Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Nov 20 2014, 09:26:54

Dr Raslan Fadl and father of girl who died during the procedure have been acquitted, dashing hopes for a nationwide crackdown Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Nov 20 2014, 09:04:55

After an outpouring of criticism for Bob Geldof's response to Ebola, Twitter shows its support for a different charity single with a practical message

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