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Take Back the Tech! campaign wins gender equality award

The Take Back the Tech! campaign has won an award for its “efforts to reduce threats online and building women’s confidence and security in the use of ICTs”.
from Association for Progressive Communications on Oct 30, 2014.
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Sugar price crash 'could push 200,000 people into poverty'

A 30 per cent drop in EU sugar prices puts the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of farmers and workers in African, Caribbean and Pacific, warns the Fairtrade Foundation.
from Fairtrade Foundation on Oct 30, 2014.

Nepali honoured for work with prisoners' children

Indira Ranamagar is one of three winners of the World's Children's Prize for her 20-year struggle for prisoners' children in Nepal, along with Malala Yousafzai and John Wood.
from World Children's Prize on Oct 30, 2014.

Report points to 'appalling forced labour' in Indian textile industry

Workers in the southern Indian textile industry are still facing appalling labour conditions that amount to forced labour, says a new report..
from SOMO on Oct 30, 2014.

Boko Haram reported to have seized Nigerian town

Several Nigerian towns were thrown into panic as a number of residents were attacked by Boko Haram members who also engaged troops in a shoot-out.
from Premium Times on Oct 30, 2014.
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Tanzania urged to ban child brides - some as young as 7

Child marriage in Tanzania - for girls as young as seven - limits girls’ access to education and exposes them to serious harm.
from Human Rights Watch on Oct 30, 2014.

Smart Breeding: innovation that looks to the future but delivers today

Greenpeace announces support for Smart Breeding as a way to develop plant traits required to face agricultural challenges, from disease-resistance to climate adaptation.
from Greenpeace on Oct 29, 2014.
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Mali’s road to recovery

During war, markets help people survive. Irina Mosel captures life in the vibrant markets of Mali.
from ODI on Oct 29, 2014.
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