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Crowdsourcing campaign aims to help trafficking survivors

A charity that gives control over their own futures to women survivors of trafficking, conflict and other forms of violence has launched its first crowdfunding campaign.
by Daniel on Jul 7, 2015.
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UN body lambastes governments for failing to raise cigarette taxes

Too few governments put sufficient tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products, risking lives and losing money that could be used on health services, says the WHO.
from WHO on Jul 7, 2015.

Another 20 killed in Nigeria bomb blast

The reign of terror by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect continued in Nigeria on Tuesday with a bomb blast killing at least 20 people in Zaria town, Kaduna state.
from Premium Times on Jul 7, 2015.

MDGs mixed success 'highlights need for action'

The final progress report on the Millennium Development Goals highlights the worsening crises which remain, say development organisations.
from Christian Aid. Oxfam on Jul 7, 2015.

Report praises 'most successful anti-poverty movement in history'

The Millennium Development Goals galvanised the world to produce the most successful anti-poverty movement in history, says the MDGs' final assessment.
from UN on Jul 7, 2015.
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‘Win-win’ investment in Tanzania?

Dan Iles busts myths surrounding corporate farming and argues to place people first.
from New Internationalist on Jul 7, 2015.

Defending tribes' right to remain uncontacted

Stephen Corry, director of the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, attacks the argument in a 'Science' editorial that uncontacted tribes should be forcibly contacted.
from Survival on Jul 6, 2015.
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Geologist reflects on life behind bars in China

Xue Feng was delighted to land his first job as a petroleum consultant in 2000. But disaster struck on a business trip in Beijing when he was abducted from his hotel room.
from Science on Jul 5, 2015.
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