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'Egypt's battle to end female genital mutilation'

Egypt is still struggling to prevent the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), which 90% of women under the age of 50 have had to suffer. 97 more words

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'Amid rubble, Rio residents fight Olympics evictions'

MassĀ protests in Brazil drew attention to the violation of the right to housingĀ of many Brazilians during the preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 73 more words

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'Drought shaming' is being used to try to force Nestle out of California

The new ‘drought shaming’ phenomena in California is going beyond concerned citizens publicly shaming neighbours into conserving water. The trend uses social media to publicise the fact that people are acting irresponsibly in terms of water consumption. 135 more words

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What is the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership?

This fantastic video introduces the TTIP and explains the controversy surrounding the adoption of an agreement between the EU and US which would allow corporations to take states to court for damaging their interests. 50 more words

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