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AMAZING: Beyonce Stands Up for Gender Equality

BEYONCÉ'S GENDER EQUALITY COMMENTS EMPOWERING? WHY THESE FEMALE STARS ARE STANDING UP FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS (VIDEO) "Gender Equality Is A Myth!" proclaims the t...
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Esther Duflo: Social experiments to fight poverty | Talk Video | TED

Esther Duflo: Social experiments to fight poverty | Talk Video | TED | International Development | Scoop.it
Alleviating poverty is more guesswork than science, and lack of data on aid's impact raises questions about how to provide it. But Clark Medal-winner Esther Duflo says it's possible to know which development efforts help and which hurt -- by ...
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25 Sobering Statistics On Global Poverty That Might Upset You

Everyone knows there is poverty in the world. But what exactly does that mean? These are 25 sobering statistics on global poverty that might upset you. https...
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Gender budgeting vital tool for empowerment of African women - The Southern Times

Gender budgeting vital tool for empowerment of African women - The Southern Times | International Development | Scoop.it
Gender budgeting vital tool for empowerment of African women
The Southern Times
On March 8, Africa joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Women's Day.
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Careers in International Development

Panelists: * David Peck - President and Founder, SoChange * Sara Hassan - Program Officer, TakingITGlobal * Larissa Strong - Project Manager - Strategic Inte...
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Top 10 Global Health Moments of 2012

Top 10 Global Health Moments of 2012 | International Development | Scoop.it
In the year-end issue of Impact, we announce the top 10 global health milestones of 2012. We asked some of the world's most renowned leaders in global health to comment on why these moments made the list.

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Susan Andrews's curator insight, December 13, 2012 5:17 PM

I'd agree with most of these.

 

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Syrian refugees make the best of temporary schools

Syrian refugees make the best of temporary schools | International Development | Scoop.it
Mohammed, a teacher from Syria who lives in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, is the fourth participant in our 10-week #TeacherTuesday campaign. His daily struggle to help Syrian refugee children und...
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Union for the Mediterranean » UfM Project Conference on Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment: Projects for Progress

Union for the Mediterranean » UfM Project Conference on Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment: Projects for Progress | International Development | Scoop.it

RT @FSijilmassi: UfM Project Conference on Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment: Projects for Progress - http://t.co/EyzXOK634H

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Finding a Job in International Development

Advice from Build Africa employees on how to find a job in international development.
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National Ag Day: 8 agriculture facts you probably didn't know

National Ag Day: 8 agriculture facts you probably didn't know | International Development | Scoop.it
Happy National Ag Day! Today, March 25, we're celebrating along with the Agriculture Council of America a day geared to recognize the abundance provided by agriculture. National Ag Day is all about...
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The Female Face of Poverty

The Female Face of Poverty | International Development | Scoop.it
Fifty years after the War on Poverty began, millions of women are still struggling to get by.

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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, January 9, 2014 7:25 AM

With the current cutbacks on food stamps (SNAP), the high cost of living, unemployment, unequal pay for women, a lack of education the responsibility for children without a partner and caring for senior parents, this does not come as a surprise to me.

viknesh's curator insight, March 2, 2014 9:34 AM

With the current cutbacks on food stamps (SNAP), the high cost of living, unemployment, unequal pay for women, a lack of education the responsibility for children without a partner and caring for senior parents, this does not come as a surprise to me.

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Somalia humanitarian aid 'not reaching' needy

Nearly 260000 people are believed to have died during the famine that hit Somalia from 2011 to 2012. Hundreds of millions of dollars were raised for humanit...
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South Africa: Gender equality and morality as citizenship ...

The feminist and women's rights movements took advantage of this era of expanded political and civil freedom, and were able to achieve meaningful democratic participation in legal and Constitutional reform, but with more ...
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Permaculture Around Latin America - El Salvador

Permaculture Around Latin America - El Salvador | International Development | Scoop.it
I'd like to invite you to join me as I feature short videos on permaculture locations, farms, and projects in all the countries that comprise Latin America. To kick start this series, I'm featuring a video on the Permaculture Institute of ...
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Jessica Jackley: Poverty, money -- and love | Talk Video | TED

Jessica Jackley: Poverty, money -- and love | Talk Video | TED | International Development | Scoop.it
What do you think of people in poverty? Maybe what Jessica Jackley once did: "they" need "our" help, in the form of a few coins in a jar. The co-founder of Kiva.org talks about how her attitude changed -- and how her work with microloans has ...
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