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The Word on Women – Forced sterilization and the Millennium Development Goals

April 27, 2012

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By Widney Brown | Yesterday at 4:53 PM | Comments ( 1 ) Two reports by the BCC this month raise the spectre that the United Nations Millennium Development Goals which include reducing maternal mortality and ensuring environmental sustainability may actually be undermining women’s sexual and reproductive rights. The BBC has reported on the UK […]

U.N. Development Goals Should Include Anti-Racism Targets

August 23, 2011

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By Thelma Mejía Members of a black community on the Atrato river in Colombia. Credit:Jesús Abad Colorado/IPS TEGUCIGALPA, Aug 22, 2011 (IPS) – The first world summit of people of African descent, held in the city of La Ceiba on Honduras’s Caribbean coast, ended with a declaration calling for the fight against racism to be […]

U.N. Development Goals Should Include Anti-Racism Targets

August 23, 2011

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By Thelma Mejía Members of a black community on the Atrato river in Colombia. Credit:Jesús Abad Colorado/IPS TEGUCIGALPA, Aug 22, 2011 (IPS) – The first world summit of people of African descent, held in the city of La Ceiba on Honduras’s Caribbean coast, ended with a declaration calling for the fight against racism to be […]