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Delivering Security. Securing Deliveries: UNDP works for women in Darfur

Read the full story at: http://bit.ly/MrxaRN The video shows a training for midwives in the El Srief Community in North Darfur. The training is supported by ...
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Best places on earth for women

Best places on earth for women | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
Another International Women's Day just behind us - the 101st - and it is hard to know whether to celebrate or give in to despair. "From London to Lahore," says Oxfam, "inequality between men and...
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FIFA agreed officially to allow Muslim women players to wear Hijab | Morocco World News

FIFA agreed officially to allow Muslim women players to wear Hijab | Morocco World News | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
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China's village of the bachelors: no wives in sight in remote settlement

China's village of the bachelors: no wives in sight in remote settlement | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
Surplus of males caused by preference for sons means poor subsistence farmers have no chance of finding a mate...
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Is India's population policy sexist?

Is India's population policy sexist? | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
India has vastly checked population growth, but its family planning programme remains inherently sexist.
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Incredible Shrinking Country | Geography Education

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There are “babyloids” and relatives-for-rent in an increasingly childless Japan.
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Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies | Video on TED.com

TED Talks We feel instinctively that societies with huge income gaps are somehow going wrong.
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Chagas Disease: Poverty, Immigration, and the ‘New HIV/AIDS’

Chagas Disease: Poverty, Immigration, and the ‘New HIV/AIDS’ | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
What if a deadly epidemic was burgeoning and almost nobody noticed?In the latest issue of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, a distinguished ...
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UNDP - Afghanistan

As in most countries, Afghanistan's future lies in the hands of its people. Yet the challenges are huge: Afghanistan faces enormous recovery needs after deca...
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Aid groups warn of Yemen 'catastrophe'

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The BBC's Natalia Antelava reports on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, as the United Nations and a number of humanitarian organisations issue an urgent appeal for funds.

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Russian and American Birth Rates Have Rapidly Converged

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Russian and American Birth Rates Have Rapidly Converged. By Mark Adomanis, Although Russia is often portrayed as a demographic nightmare, a "dying bear" that is rapidly receding from the world stage and that is ...
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Biggest transnational companies

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THE giant American conglomerate General Electric (GE) holds more assets abroad than any other non-financial firm in the world—over $500 billion worth. Its foreign assets make up over 70% of its total.
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Danger May Force Thousands To Move From Three Gorges Dam

Danger May Force Thousands To Move From Three Gorges Dam | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI -- Another 100,000 people may have to move away from China's Three Gorges Dam due to the risk of disastrous landslides and bank collapses around the reservoir of the world's biggest hydroelectric facility, state media said Wednesday.
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Saudi Monarch Grants Women Right to Vote

Saudi Monarch Grants Women Right to Vote | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Sunday granted women the right to vote and run for elected office, the biggest change in a decade for women in the puritanical kingdom.
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Women lag in life-expectancy gains

Women lag in life-expectancy gains | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
Women's lifespans in the USA are improving at a slower pace than men's.
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The Girl Effect

Learn more at www.girleffect.org and join the movement at www.facebook.com/girleffect. The Girl Effect is a solution to poverty. If we do our part, 600 milli...
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The world in 2100

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The world's population pyramid is changing shapeTHE world’s population will reach 7 billion by the end of October, according to the latest projections from the United Nations.
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7 Billion Reasons to Care About World Population Day

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It took the world 200,000 years to reach 1 billion people. It's only taken us 207 years to reach 7 billion. This World Population Day, there are 7 billion reasons to care, and 7 billion reasons to take action.
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The Girl Effect: The Clock is Ticking

Learn more at www.girleffect.org and join the movement at www.facebook.com/girleffect.
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Viewpoint: China's global brands challenge

Viewpoint: China's global brands challenge | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
Chinese companies are extending their reach around the globe but why have they not been able to build their own brands?
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Health Systems Create Healthy Futures: Maya's Second Birthday

Visit http://www.worldbank.org/health - Maya, a child born in a low-income country, is celebrating her second birthday as the result of stronger health syste...
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Australia takes greater share of migrants from India, China - Reuters

Australia takes greater share of migrants from India, China - Reuters | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
International Business Times AUAustralia takes greater share of migrants from India, ChinaReutersSYDNEY, July 19 (Reuters) - Australia took more permanent migrants from India than any other country for the first time in the year to June, 2012, the...
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Coca-Cola to do business in Myanmar

Coca-Cola to do business in Myanmar | IB Geography STCC - Paper 1 resources | Scoop.it
The Coca-Cola Co. has announced that it will start selling its drinks in Myanmar as soon as the US government allows companies to invest there.
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