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"Three Deadliest Words in the World: It's a Girl"

Louise Allain, 27th November, 2013

“A country where mothers are killed for giving birth to baby girls can’t be called an ethical society”

ICRW Report Shows Long-Term Effects of War Crimes can be Reduced

Louise Allain, 26th November, 2013

One of the most persistent and horrific crimes is the use of rape and sexual violence against women, as a weapon of war.

White Ribbon Day, 25th November - ending violence against women

Louise Allain, 25th November 2013

"When women are given the opportunity to become financially independent, they create jobs, rise up as leaders in their communities and re-invest profits in their children's welfare. Eliminating discrimination against women is a strategy that will move global development progress forward." Cherie Blair

Women in the Middle East - Beyond Education

Cherie Blair, Huffington Post Blog, 21 November 2013

The Middle East is a key region of interest because although increasing numbers of women are receiving a good standard of education, the region still lags behind on the core issue of economic equality.

India opens 7 state-owned banks for Women

Louise Allain, 21 October, 2013

“Access to finance and banking not only helps empower women but also broadens the social base of development, thus fostering equitable growth. This is an area in which India lags far behind”

Africa Justice Foundation Newsletter 2013

After nearly three years of civil war, Syria sees Polio outbreak

18th November 2013

Humanitarian Diplomat, Siddharth Chatterjee, who has worked with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and UNICEF to eradicate Polio, tells AL Jazeera how the disease has made a come back in Syria.

The World Justice Challenge 2013

Louise Allain, 7th November 2013

"The WJP believes that everyone can be a changemaker. A background in law isn’t necessary to create local solutions that improve justice in one’s community—a good idea combined with a small seed grant can make a real contribution.”

The World Justice Challenge 2013

Louise Allain, 7th November 2013

"The WJP believes that everyone can be a changemaker. A background in law isn’t necessary to create local solutions that improve justice in one’s community—a good idea combined with a small seed grant can make a real contribution.”