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No-hijabs Facebook page draws international human rights award

When Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad posted a photograph of herself without a headscarf, she didn’t expect massive support — or that other Iranian women would follow.
from The Star.com on Feb 25, 2015.
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Indian land amendment bill met by protests

Farmers and civil society groups protest in Delhi against a bill that removes safeguards in the land acquisition law passed by the previous government.
from Down to Earth on Feb 27, 2015.

Burma refugee delegation appeals for UK help

A delegation of refugees from the Thailand-Burma border is visiting the UK to lobby for more help.
from Burma Campaign UK on Feb 26, 2015.

Aid charities pressed to act as war on drugs 'hits the poor'

Millions of people face grinding hardship unless global development groups tackle the damage caused by the failing war on drugs, a new report warns.
from Health Poverty Action on Feb 26, 2015.

Concern over threat to civil liberties by UK charities Bill

A parliamentary committee report on Britain's Charities Bill is published today, amidst NGO concerns about the Charity Commission’s increasingly hardline approach.
from Directory of Social Change on Feb 26, 2015.
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Terrorism – small dot in a larger picture

What is terrorism? What has nuclear weapons got to do with it? Why should we all be careful not to exaggerate the phenomenon of terror?
from IFF on Feb 27, 2015.

The urgent need to shift to Utility 2.0

The ability to continue catering to the needs of burgeoning urban populations while keeping sustainability goals in sight will depend to a large extent on how utilities evolve.
from Worldwatch on Feb 25, 2015.
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Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu and the rise of soleRebels

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, a young Ethiopian entrepreneur, created one of the world’s fastest growing footwear brands by betting on Decent Work.
from ILO on Feb 27, 2015.
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