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Rio + 20: An Amazing Opportunity

By Nisha Tabassum, Partners for Change Fellow

I clearly remember my shock at being chosen to attend the United Nations Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in late June. 1,047 more words

Migrants and refugees calling for the reopening of the border

A boy faces riot police during a protest by migrants and refugees calling for the reopening of the border near their makeshift camp. With tensions on the rise, NGOs have warned of a disaster in the making. 25 more words


Migrants on #InternationalWomensDay : Stop gender-based violence –and its xenophobic instrumentalisation #IWD2016

Today is International Women’ Day and in the light of the current political situation, the rights of migrant and refugee women receive particular attention. Several migrant organisations have issued statements today, addressing issues such as labor exploitation, subhuman wages and violence against women as well as calls for equal rights and empowerment. 724 more words

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Professor Laura Ferguson joins Reproductive Health Matters as Associate Editor

Based on her diverse expertise related to sexual and reproductive health and rights, Professor Laura Ferguson has been appointed as an associate editor of Reproductive Health Matters 68 more words


Best Discipline Tips

Developing self discipline is not a quite easy endeavor to undertake. Whether it is about your work, studies or may be relationships, people lack the will to develop the discipline and also chase after their dreams. 492 more words


Happy New Year! And Updates, Part I

Oh dear. I sort of disappeared for awhile there. I apologize to anyone who has been anxiously awaiting updates about my post-Serena Williams life. :D A lot has happened since then – not the least of which has been the transition to a new year and a new semester! 419 more words


#European #Migration Forum 2016: Call for applications open

The European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) have launched the call for applications to participate in the 2nd meeting of the European Migration Forum, which will take place on 6-7 April 2016 in Brussels. 425 more words

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