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Trump expands 'global gag rule,' targeting $8.8B in global health aid

Trump expands 'global gag rule,' targeting $8.8B in global health aid

President Donald Trump’s administration will significantly expand the “global gag rule” to include much of the United States’ global health assistance, placing more than $8.8 billion of funding on the...

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Africa’s new slave trade: how migrants flee poverty to get sucked into a world of violent crime

Africa’s new slave trade: how migrants flee poverty to get sucked into a world of violent crime

The dangers of attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, in overcrowded, unseaworthy vessels, have been highlighted by a series of desperate rescue missions and thousands of deaths at sea in re...

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Pregnancy problems are leading global killer of ​​females aged 15 to 19

Pregnancy problems are leading global killer of ​​females aged 15 to 19

More than 1.2 million female and male adolescents die annually, the World Health Organization (WHO) report said – the majority from preventable causes including mental health issues, poor nutrition, r...

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The win-win of disability inclusion

Globally, there are over one billion people with disabilities. They are now more active in our society than ever before. Yet employment rates are low and many barriers to work still exist.

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CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017

CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017

The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), in co-operation with Zed Books, requests proposals for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017.

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How does international human rights law apply during armed conflict?

How does international human rights law apply during armed conflict?

In this video, Daragh Murray, editor of the Practitioners’ Guide to Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict, talks about international human rights law in armed conflict.

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Dobson: African suffering guided by NZ hands

Dobson: African suffering guided by NZ hands

Only 11 companies in the world still import phosphate mined from occupied Western Sahara, and two of them are from New Zealand.

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Two years after the earthquake, why has Nepal failed to recover?

Two years after the earthquake, why has Nepal failed to recover?

Two years after the devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal, the country is struggling to bounce back amongst political squabbles, ineffective aid and regional tensions.

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Facebook video for marketers: strategy for future success

Facebook video for marketers: strategy for future success

Ever wondered about the difference between using YouTube and Facebook video? Here is a guide for improving cross-platform proficiency to reach supporters.

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Why has the Coalition cut foreign aid (again)?

Why has the Coalition cut foreign aid (again)?

Ahead of New Zealand's own budget announcement, DevPolicy unpacks the reasoning behind foreign aid cuts in the recent Australian budget.

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