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By Anastasia Moloney While in Sierra Leone and Colombia it is well-documented that all warring factions have carried out sexual violence, in some wars not all sides do Can a mother truly hate her own son? By Maria Caspani Film reflects on gender and social attitudes in today’s Venezuela Fighting malaria to build stronger economies By Suzanne McCarron In addition to saving lives, investing in malaria control is helping accelerate progress for other health and development goals. Each dollar that keeps a young person malaria-free also helps keep him or her healthy enough to attend school – and be well enough to succeed. Jobs, power and partnership in post-2015 development agenda By Tony O. United Nations Foundation - United Nations Foundation - Connecting You with the United Nations. National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) International Action Center.


LATINOAMÉRICA. Demand Progress. CrowdVoice. Petition Online. How The Powerful Gun Lobby Works To Discredit The Doctors Trying To Keep Children Safe. By Tara Culp-Ressler on May 13, 2013 at 9:05 am "How The Powerful Gun Lobby Works To Discredit The Doctors Trying To Keep Children Safe" As the nation continues to grapple with the best policy solutions to help prevent gun violence, powerful lobbying groups like the NRA continue to wield outsized influence over the ongoing conversation.

How The Powerful Gun Lobby Works To Discredit The Doctors Trying To Keep Children Safe

That’s why pediatricians, who are currently lobbying Congress for stronger gun laws in order to safeguard children’s health, are treading cautiously as they quietly push for legislative action.


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OCCUPY/INDIGNADOS. HAMBRUNA. FEED Projects. Survival International - El movimiento por los pueblos indígenas. Darfur Visible. FAO South Somalia mission Aug 11 Charity: water. Horn of Africa: on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. One of the worst droughts in a century, compounded by high food prices and unremitting political strife, is spawning an immense humanitarian crisis on the Horn of Africa.

Horn of Africa: on the brink of a humanitarian crisis

Thousands of Somalis are fleeing their homeland each week; most of those who survive the brutal journey end up in refugee camps in neighboring Kenya. Aid agencies are calling it the worst drought in 60 years. Although centered on Somalia, which lacks a functioning government and suffers from constant battles with Islamic rebels, the crisis has also affected people in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda.

Reports suggest parts of Somalia may already be on the verge of famine, a repeat of the emergency situation two decades ago. 11 Myths About Global Hunger. One of the most common myths about hunger is that there isn't enough food in the world.

11 Myths About Global Hunger

In fact, there is. Hunger is often a question of access. (Copyright: WFP/Mohammed Siddiq) There isn’t enough food to feed the world, most of the world's hungry live in Africa, and it's mostly a question of droughts and other natural disasters. All of these statements are wrong. United Nations World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide.

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We have offices in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Peru, Sudan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, and our consultancy work extends across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Our publications, knowledge and approach are used in almost every developing country in the world - extending the reach of our practical approach to tackling poverty. Why we do it Practical Action was founded by radical economist and philosopher E.F.