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28 March 2011

Swedish Company Tackles Child Abuse Images

Author: Ben Rooney, Wall Street Journal

Child sexual abuse images are a heinous problem on the internet which have persisted despite years of effort to purge them. Now a Swedish company is offering an innovative approach that can match any image against a database of known child pornography...

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21 March 2011

[DOC] IKEA Social Initiative

Author: UNICEF

IKEA Social Initiative works together with UNICEF and Save the Children to promote the rights of every child to a healthy, secure childhood and access to quality education. IKEA Social Initiative was formed in 2005 to address the company’s commitment...

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4 March 2011

Yongye International partners with Stanford University's REAP to address rural issues in China

Author: Rural Education Action Project [UK]

Yongye International...announced that the Company has partnered with Stanford University to jointly develop innovative programs to help address rural poverty, education, nutrition and health issues in China...The first joint project...plans to address...

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14 February 2011

Interview-Vaccines alliance wants more industry price cuts

Author: Kate Kelland, Reuters

The pharmaceuticals industry must do more to cut prices of key vaccines for developing nations and close the gap with rich nations for access to them, the new head of an international vaccine-buying alliance said on Monday. Dagfinn Hoybraten, chair...

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1 February 2011

The Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography – Fact Sheet

Author: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Thirty-five prominent financial institutions and Internet industry leaders have joined with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children…and its sister organization, the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children…in the...

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18 December 2010
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Author: www.comerciojusto.org

La Coordinadora Estatal de Comercio Justo...subraya que es necesario, para lograr un mundo más justo, que el consumidor tenga en cuenta los derechos de las personas que elaboran los artículos además de su propio beneficio...por ejemplo, en una tableta...

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30 November 2010

Cipla develops Mother-Baby Pack for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS

Author: India Infoline News Service

Cipla…has developed the first-of-its kind ‘Mother-Baby Pack’ in collaboration with UNICEF... The Mother-Baby Pack contains the entire range of anti-retroviral drugs and antibiotics required by an HIV infected mother starting from the 14th week of...

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30 November 2010

HP and Clinton Health Access Initiative Partner to Accelerate Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV in Kenya

Author: HP

HP today announced an alliance with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) that will provide structural and systemic improvements in testing and treating more than 120,000 infants exposed to HIV in Kenya each year...

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16 November 2010

Farmers launch child labour programme [Ghana]

Author: Kofi Adu Domfeh, Myjoyonline

Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union (KKFU) has launched the first farmer-led child labour campaign programme in Ghana. The farmers’ cooperative has developed systems and structures which will lead to the elimination of worst forms of child labour in cocoa...

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11 November 2010

BASF, the Micronutrient Initiative and the UN Global Compact host event to address malnutrition for the world’s poorest

Author: Micronutrient Initiative

BASF [Badische Anilin- und Soda-Fabrik], the Micronutrient Initiative, and the UN Global Compact hosted “Addressing Malnutrition at the Base of Pyramid (BoP),” a Technical Partnership Dialogue…The event fostered discussion among nutrition stakeholders...

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