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Human activity will further warm the earth: IPCC
IPCC has confirmed that human activity will further warm the earth, with dramatic effects on weather, sea-levels and the Arctic.
Security fears hold back relief work in quake-hit Pakistan
India to launch pension scheme for workers in Gulf
Increased fighting takes toll on healthcare in Afghanistan
» Opinion and Analysis
Faster progress in education and health in Philippines
In the Philippines, the high 6.6-percent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) in 2012, achieved despite the global downturn, has given the country new confidence. The strong figure helped motivate the country’s first investment-grade credit rating from international rating agencies and fueled a surging stock market. The country also has great strengths in the social arena—for example, a 95-percent literacy rate. And the participation of women in wage employment, in both chambers of Congress, and in senior management stands well above levels in Indonesia or Sri Lanka.
Drought of equity
India: Mizo women’s big push for legal reforms
Traditionally, Mizo women have played a productive role not just within their homes – as wives and mothers – but have also made a mark as entrepreneurs, teachers and officers in the state administration, writes Ninglun Hanghal.
The humble cycle making a comeback on Dhaka streets
» Events & Announcements
Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival- 2013
Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival is a great way to get the documentary, filmmaker and livelihood issues exposure in the society and the film industry.
School Choice National Conference
Freedom Caravan: Why is India Poor?
UNDP dhe Universum organizojnë shkollën për zhvillim të qëndrueshëm
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