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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
The plight of street children has become less and less frequently mentioned on international agendas. Campaigners are calling for a UN Day to change that.
A street worker describes how building trust is key in providing support to children living in the streets.
Climate campaigners could take some lessons from one of the activists behind the uber-viral KONY 2012 video
Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai makes a powerful case for education as a global force for peace
"A story well told can make a difference," says Jeff Skoll, who wants to use his film company to spread the word about social problems and possible solutions around the world
Air pollution forecasts and warnings need to be related more precisely to health impacts and targeted at vulnerable people
New report calls for aid to be delivered in a more targeted way that responds to the needs of the most vulnerable
If rural households have no toilet, women's safety is threatened when they are forced to defecate out in the open
Investment in agricultural innovation could help avert a coming climate-induced food crisis
One doctor. One nurse. One physical therapist. Think how many people they can train and heal. That’s the power of education
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
India’s rural poverty, food insecurity and lack of coping mechanisms put it particularly at risk from climate impacts
In the past 50 years, dengue has spread from nine to over 100 countries, with 40 percent of the world now at risk
Former political prisoners start campaign against hate speech engulfing Myanmar society, aimed at the Muslim minority
Progress mixed at new body's first meeting, with finance set to remain a sore point