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November 18 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Tue Nov 18 2014, 00:00:00

Analysis: new galleries, museums and commercial developments are transforming the city, but who faces being forced out, asks Houghton Kinsman for Contemporary And

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November 17 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Mon Nov 17 2014, 10:50:21

We look back at key moments of the Ebola crisis in west Africa so far through readers' eyes

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Nov 17 2014, 10:05:23

An act of 'slut-shaming' in Nairobi has prompted women to protest in defence of their right to wear what they choose

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Nov 17 2014, 09:45:46

Neonatal conditions claim 3,000 lives every day, and have replaced infections as leading cause of death, study shows Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Nov 17 2014, 04:00:16

Identifying the geographic origin of malaria outbreaks could help prevent and speed up the eradication of the disease

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Nov 17 2014, 03:00:14

An auction of work from up-and-coming artists from the continent and diaspora is being run online in December. Here are some of our favourites:

Young Visionaries from Africa catalogue

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Nov 17 2014, 02:00:13

If governments are serious about ending hunger, this weeks international conference on nutrition must yield real results

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November 16 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Sun Nov 16 2014, 04:00:01

Pimp-led prostitution is one of the most violent and prolific forms of trafficking found in the US, with hundreds of thousands of women sold annually for commercial gain. Many are branded with tattoos by their traffickers as a sign of ownership and control. After experiencing such an ordeal in Columbus, Ohio, Jennifer Kempton founded Survivors Ink, a grassroots project that helps formerly trafficked women to cover up their branding with their own symbols of hope and recovery. Kempton explains how she left years of abuse and drug addiction behind and is helping others to do likewise

Full story: Tattooed trafficking survivors reclaim their past

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November 15 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Sat Nov 15 2014, 19:05:03

Like many women who have been trafficked, sold and beaten by gangs in the US, Andrea was tattooed with the name of her abuser. But now a groundbreaking grassroots project is helping victims to turn these brands into the signs of hope.

Tattoos of freedom in pictures

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From Global development | The Guardian Sat Nov 15 2014, 19:04:08

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