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Ruling is a marker in efforts by human rights groups to place responsibility on multinationals for damage they can inflict on local communities
In framing the new UN development goals, two things are key: tackling unemployment and job creation on a massive scale and dramatically improving access to electricity
As their resilience diminishes in vulnerable regions, the poor are forced to take a stand to fight for their survival – or flee
Anti-homosexual law aggravates violence against LGBT people in Jamaica, says activist
Climate campaigners could take some lessons from one of the activists behind the uber-viral KONY 2012 video
Air pollution forecasts and warnings need to be related more precisely to health impacts and targeted at vulnerable people
If rural households have no toilet, women's safety is threatened when they are forced to defecate out in the open
Some experts say adaptation has been watered down to fit aid agendas, and it's time for a transformation
The international community cannot claim to care about atrocity crimes and then shrink from the commitment of resources and will required to actually prevent them
Nowhere does Rwanda cast a longer shadow than in Syria. War crimes and crimes against humanity aplenty, an estimated 150,000 people killed, yet no protection on offer from foreign powers
Twenty years after the fastest genocide of its scale in history, old resentments fester alongside new
We know what to do. Doing it just needs renewed political will, says a lead author of the latest IPCC climate report
Senegalese reporter says TRF journalism course helped him hone the reporting skills that won him an African Media Award created by a France-based multinational
A new, free tool for assessing rural poverty aims to help chart the way forward
Jeannette Kagame, first lady of Rwanda, pays tribute to the Rwandan women who suffered in the genocide
Climate change increases disaster risk for millions of the world’s most vulnerable people and threatens livelihoods – how should we respond?
The Red Cross introduces innovative ways for people to learn about, and manage, growing climate change impacts around the world
Ensuring rural women get access to land isn't just about ownership. A wider approach is required to empower them.
In Uttar Pradesh, India, women rose up and protested. They wanted sole title to the land they worked. And they are using it as a ladder out of poverty.
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