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Mideast, sub-Saharan Africa and Brazil set the 'inequality frontier'

Income inequality in the Mideast, sub-Saharan Africa and Brazil has stuck at extremely high levels, and risen rapidly in China, India, North America and Russia, says a new report.
from World Inequality Report on Dec 15, 2017.

Gillian Anderson, Julian Lennon and Mark Rylance join India tiger boycott

Famous faces have joined Survival International’s call for a global boycott of India’s tiger reserves, in protest at the ban on recognition of tribal peoples’ rights.
from Survival International on Dec 13, 2017.

Saudi Arabia decides cinemas are no longer 'doors to evil'

Saudi Arabia will re-open cinemas after a 35-year ban.
from Quartz on Dec 11, 2017.

The 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017

A deaf-blind law activist, a teen dance troop from a Ugandan slum, and a Mauritanian modern-day slavery abolitionist hero are on the 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017 list.
from New African on Dec 8, 2017.

No Plan B for the One Planet meeting

On 12 December the World Bank president and UN Secretary-General will address Earth's ecological emergency and ask the world: Are we able to take tangible action together?.
from One Planet Summit on Dec 7, 2017.

'Poverty porn' appeals are 'reinforcing white saviour' stereotypes

“Poverty porn” appeals fronted by celebrities Ed Sheeran, Tom Hardy and Eddie Redmayne are reinforcing white saviour stereotypes, according to an aid watchdog.
from The Guardian on Dec 5, 2017.

Disability 'summit' to be held next year

The UK Department for International Development and the International Disability Allianceare co-hosting a "disability summit" in 2018.
from International Disability Alliance on Dec 3, 2017.

Argentina bars 31 NGO experts from WTO conference

The Argentine government has revoked WTO accreditation of 31 civil society experts without offering any jusitfication.
from Global Justice Now, Down to Earth on Nov 30, 2017.

Cameroon continues to restrict internet access

Cameroon’s government has restricted access to social media and messaging apps in Anglophone regions for almost two months, adding to tensions in the country.
from Quartz Africa on Nov 28, 2017.

Latin America looks for change

Complaints about corruption and the need for change promises 12 months of adjustment for many countries in Latin America.
from Latin American Post on Nov 24, 2017.
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