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Does the World Have Enough Midwives?

When a woman goes into labour, a million thoughts will run around in her head. Most of these thoughts will focus on the safe delivery and well-being of her child. 839 more words

BRAC University

‘Lamenting Cycle of Poverty’: So Few Should Not Determine Future of So Many – Joe Issa

Environmental advocate and philanthropist Joe Issa is lamenting the reality of the 80-20 rule of thumb stating it doesn’t have to be so for poverty and inequality as the situation is man-made and therefore, can be improved so that more people can share in the wealth of the nation. 544 more words

Joesph John Issa

Gender and Development in Action

For centuries, women are being set aside in the community of men. Gender biases in favor of men are rampant anywhere. From the workplace to the very inside of a home. 405 more words

Bam Alegre

Save The Date: The 2017/8 GEM Report is due out 24 October, 2017

The GEM Report team is pleased to announce that the 2017/8 Report, ‘Accountability in Education: Meeting our Commitments’ will be released on October 24, 2017. We can also reveal the Report’s front cover, which shows a girl protesting outside her school. 308 more words

Millennium Development Goals

Meet Andrew Sartain, the Guest Speaker at our Young Professional Happy Hour

At our monthly Think Global, Drink Local Happy Hour this week, our topic of discussion will be the number one U.N. Millennium Development Goal: ending hunger. 197 more words


Everyone loves the MDG's, right?

Thoughtful piece, as usual, on the MDGs – some love ’em, some think the idea is ok but there are simply too many of them – but the real question is whether, and how, they are getting any traction? 35 more words

Glen Fisher Consulting

World bank commends FG on the Fadama III Programme

Abuja  –   The World Bank has commended the Federal Government for the successful implementation of FADAMA III programme, which has so far benefited 965,157 persons, including 582,099 males and 383,058 females. 798 more words