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Global data expose prevalence of violence against children

The largest-ever compilation of data on violence against children shows the extent of abuse -- and the attitudes that perpetuate and justify violence in every country.
from Unicef on Oct 1, 2014.
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Argentina passes law to establish debt audit commission

Argentina is to create a commission to investigate the origin of the country’s debt, dating back to the military dictatorship of 1976 to 1983.
from Jubilee Debt on Oct 1, 2014.

New global index ranks older people's wellbeing

The first Global AgeWatch Index is publoished today, ranking 96 countries according to the social and economic wellbeing of older people. Norway tops the list.
from HelpAge International on Oct 1, 2014.

Europe ‘risks dividing science and development policy’

A European Commission’s revamp could hamper cooperation between its development and research arms, say observers, as the Parliament starts to approve its commissioners.
from SciDev.Net on Oct 1, 2014.

Surrendered fighters starve in Congo camp

Over 100 demobilised combatants and their families have died from starvation and disease in a military camp in D R Congo after officials failed to provide adequate food and [...]
from Human Rights Watch on Oct 1, 2014.
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Bangladeshi workers organise to protect their most valuable export

Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
from FPIF on Oct 1, 2014.

China's nuclear expansion threatened by public unease

Growing opposition to nuclear power could derail China’s plans to double generating capacity in six years.
from China Dialogue on Sep 30, 2014.
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Mother Teresa’s troubled legacy

S Bedford exposes horrific negligence at a Missionaries of Charity centre in India – and asks when the order will be brought to book.
from New Internationalist on Sep 30, 2014.
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