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Author: María Martín, Protection International
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Author: Julius N. Uma, AllAfrica
As South Sudan prepares for commencement of the...construction of a pipeline for its crude oil, its deputy minister for petroleum and mining...warned of the environmental and social dangers involved, if affected areas are do not have the proper impact...
Author: Steve Crabtree, Gallup
About one in three young Arab women between the ages of 23 and 29 participate in their country's labor force versus about eight in 10 young Arab men...Slow-to-change cultural and institutional patterns are one reason why large gender gaps persist in...