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Volunteer Abortion Funds Ramp Up in New York, Nationally

April 13, 2012

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Reblogged from Feministe By Mary Lou Greenberg, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine.4.12.2012  When two Barnard college students arrived to escort patients into a New York City abortion clinic one winter day in 2001, they had no idea their experience would affect the lives of over 700 women. And that number grows daily. As the […]

Despite Rhetoric, Women Still Sidelined in Development Funding

February 6, 2012

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By Charundi Panagoda Women in Muslim-dominated Metiabruz district in eastern India look forward to better opportunities after their IT education. Credit:Ranjita Biswas/IPS WASHINGTON, Feb 6, 2012 (IPS) – As U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro once put it, “Women hold the keys to unlocking the barriers to sustainable development.” Women play essential roles in the global […]

UNICEF Funding Falls Short Leaving Millions of Children at Risk

February 4, 2012

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By Bari Bates UNICEF’s funding shortfall could leave millions of children like these searching for a living in garbage. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPS BRUSSELS, Feb 3 , 2012 (IPS) – If the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) had 1.28 billion dollars it could help 97 million people around the world. It could relieve five million drought-affected […]

UNICEF Funding Falls Short Leaving Millions of Children at Risk

February 4, 2012

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By Bari Bates UNICEF’s funding shortfall could leave millions of children like these searching for a living in garbage. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPS BRUSSELS, Feb 3 , 2012 (IPS) – If the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) had 1.28 billion dollars it could help 97 million people around the world. It could relieve five million drought-affected […]