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How to engage a development-cynical audience: insights from Daily Mail readers

How to engage a development-cynical audience: insights from Daily Mail readers

Research has revealed media stories about charities are by far the biggest driver of this trust deficit. Bond UK investigates the possibility of mitigating this with a special focus group: readers of ...

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International Day of People with Disabilities: Include us

International Day of People with Disabilities: Include us

Globally, one billion people have a disability, and 80% live in developing countries. Women and girls with disabilities are disproportionately represented and are often the furthest left behind.

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Colombia’s Venezuela problem

Colombia’s Venezuela problem

An imploding economy has driven almost half-a-million Venezuelans to live in Colombia. The influx is putting a massive strain on health and social services.

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‘This is the world’s cheapest place to scrap ships’ – but in Chittagong, it’s people who pay the price

‘This is the world’s cheapest place to scrap ships’ – but in Chittagong, it’s people who pay the price

Thousands of workers have been killed or maimed dismantling the world’s ships in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. New legal action is needed, say environmentalists and unions.

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What a Maldivian environmental conflict tells us about the role of donors

What a Maldivian environmental conflict tells us about the role of donors

Providing funding without holding governments accountable for conflicting actions likely mitigates positive benefits of projects for the community,

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UN considers sanctions to fight Libya slave trade

UN considers sanctions to fight Libya slave trade

France's ambassador to the UN has urged the Security Council to impose sanctions on the people involved in Libya's slave trade of African refugees and migrants.

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Montreal Conference Shows Power of Human Rights Education

Montreal Conference Shows Power of Human Rights Education

GENEVA / MONTREAL (28 November 2017) – Human rights educators from over 50 countries will meet in Montreal from November 30 to look at ways governments, civil society organizations, academia and inter...

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UNICEF tackling 'disconnect' with evidence tool

UNICEF tackling 'disconnect' with evidence tool

The tool, called Evidence Gap Map (EGM), is a matrix designed to help policymakers and practitioners quickly see where high-quality studies are plentiful, or where more research is needed. It indicate...

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10% of drugs in poor countries are fake, says WHO

10% of drugs in poor countries are fake, says WHO

An estimated one in 10 medicines in poor countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of children from diseases such as malaria and pneumonia every year, the Wo...

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A charity is launching a vending machine for the homeless

A charity is launching a vending machine for the homeless

The machine provides basic necessities -- water, fresh fruit, sandwiches, socks, toiletries and books. And it's accessible all hours of the day, free of charge.

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