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Corruption threatens UN peacekeeping missions-report
By Stella Dawson | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Hezbollah, Iraqi militia capture Damascus suburb -opposition
By Reuters | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Chemical weapons watchdog says Syria cooperating with ...
Momentum for diplomacy hides chasm between Syrian foes
Saudi court orders investigation into child-bride case
By Reuters | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Women members of Saudi Shoura Council challenge driving ban
First Saudi women licensed to practise law in the kingdom
Shift to a new climate likely by mid-century - study
By Reuters | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Vatican moves to clean up finances with transparency law
By Reuters | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Indian oil minister takes public transport to save energy
By Nita Bhalla | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
EXCLUSIVE-India to stick with austerity despite looming ...
ENVIRONMENT: Delhi Chokes on Winter Smog
Around 60 dead in clashes in Central African Republic
By Reuters | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Electronic clearance to stem Kenyan customs graft-report
By Katy Migiro | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Kenya seizes ivory smuggled in seed sacks destined for ...
Afghanistan risks becoming "narco-state" -U.N. official
By Reuters | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Afghan leader says NATO air strike killed five civilians
Norway cuts Afghan aid over violence against women, bribery
Foreign aid agencies seek access to Pakistan quake victims
By Nita Bhalla | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Pakistan quake toll reaches 515 as insurgents hamper aid ...
Aftershock kills 15 in quake-hit Pakistan province
Asia officials look at valuing nature in economic decisions
By Thin Lei Win | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Slaves, fake refugees and lentils: Mbera camp in Mauritania
By Misha Hussain | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Suspected Islamist fighters attack northern Mali city
Tuareg rebels rejoin peace process in northern Mali
Women members of Saudi Shoura Council challenge driving ban
By Reuters | Wed, 9 Oct 2013
First Saudi women licensed to practise law in the kingdom
Top Saudi cleric says women who drive risk damaging ovaries
The Guardian interviews Thomson Reuters Foundation CEO
Trust Women now CPD accredited for legal professionals
Evolving media models: A lesson from the New York Times
Why agriculture must take centre stage at UN climate talks
By Anette Friis
With 2 billion more mouths to feed by 2050, let's get serious about the links between farming and climate change
Why you must watch "12 Years a Slave"
By Stella Dawson
The utter brutality of this movie is physically and emotionally painful, but it is important to watch for the truths it surfaces about greed, violence and modern-day slavery
Indonesia’s worst kept secret bared in “The Act of Killing"
By Thin Lei Win
The massacre of at least half a million Indonesians believed to be communists nearly five decades ago was one of the country’s darkest episodes
Women's land rights matter for tackling hunger
By Elisa Scalise, Landesa
Research shows women are critical to solving food insecurity, but they need access to land
ON THE AGENDA:Disabled in disasters and girls, girls, girls
By Tim Large
How to run a refugee camp in the middle of a desert and why girls should be put at the centre of development
Mentally ill tied to trees and left to die in Somalia
By Emma Batha
Somalia has one of the world’s highest rates of mental illness with one in three people affected, WHO says
Setting the Green Climate Fund on an ambitious path
By Clifford Polycarp and Louise Brown, WRI
As the fledgling fund's board meets in Paris, there are five key areas it needs to make progress on, researchers say
India's surrogacy tourism: exploitation or empowerment?
By Nita Bhalla
Many Indian fertility clinics and banks advertise surrogacy services online, providing information for overseas clients from countries such as Britain, the United States and Australia.
Virgin wives of the fetish Gods - Ghana's trokosi tradition
By Veronique Mistiaen
Despite official ban of age-old practice of "trokosi" - sending girls to shrines as slaves to serve priests and protect their family from the gods' anger - Ghanaian authorities prefer to end it by persuasion rather than compulsion
Lack of water and sanitation hurts women and girls the most
By Lisa Schechtman
It is time to stop talking and start accelerating efforts to ensure universal access to safe water, sanitation. Health, education, safety, dignity, and basic survival are on the line
Can ex-FARC fighters win hearts and minds in Colombia?
By Anastasia Moloney
Perhaps the biggest challenge the government faces is not persuading rebels to desert but convincing more Colombians to forgive ex-fighters and accept them back into society
Corruption and peacekeeping: Getting it right
By Hiruy Gossaye
Peacekeeping is about protecting citizens and bringing stability, but when corruption gets in the way, it does nothing but the opposite, perpetuating conflict and increasing corruption.
Foundation runs first 'Backpack journalism' course in ...
By Bill Gentile
Shanghai café helps fight homophobia
By Shanshan Chen
Social and family pressures make it difficult for lesbians and gays to come out in China, but the Internet has enabled them to meet online, and cafes like ROOMS mean they can get together in person
Securing land tenure in REDD+ projects is complex
By Esther Mwangi
A study compares tenure security across different forest projects, and finds there is no one-size-fits-all solution
Meet Kazol, ready for the next disaster
By CBM International
The International Day for Disaster Reduction on Oct. 13 will highlight the needs of disabled people in emergencies, and their contribution to DRR
Stalin makes a comeback in his native Georgia
By Tim Large
The Soviet dictator is both an object of pride and a nagging reminder of Moscow’s lingering influence in Georgia after its disastrous war with Russia
UN must agree Syria aid access this week
By Justin Forsyth, CEO Save the Children
UN negotiators are in race against time to finalise deal – children’s lives depend on it
Edible vine improves women’s livelihoods in Cameroon
By Yvonne Kiki Nchanji, Patrice Levang and Abdon Awono
'When I make 35,000 francs a week, it is important for me. It is with this money that we pay our children’s school fees, take care of our health, and buy clothing.'
Traditional knowledge fuels climate adaptation in Ghana
By Julie Mollins
'There’s much we can learn from indigenous, traditional and community-based approaches to natural disaster preparedness'
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