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2010 VOF Module 4

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A Thousand Points of Light

The United States accounts for less than 5% of the world’s population and nearly 25% of the world’s prisoners. The U.S. houses more inmates than the top 35 European countries combined. … Read More»

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Entrepreneurship to succeed

According to the only female Member of Parliament in Papua New Guinea and Minister for Community Development Dame Carol Kidu, “Women will never take their place in the community or society when they … Read More»

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Migration and Development – Africana roots with American fruit

For many adolescents in America High School is richly shaded by unending self-exploration and identity development experiences. … Read More»

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Can legal reforms protect women in Pakistan?

As Pakistan is moving towards being an economically sound country, the situation for the 52 percent of the country’s population which compromises of women is not catching up with the speed. … Read More»

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Zimbabwe: Rebuilding the house of stone

When music legend, Bob Marley, composed the song ‘Zimbabwe’, a rousing anthem for the newly democratic African nation, he could scarcely have guessed how its lyrics would one day yield bitter sarcasm … Read More»

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Family Planning Inadequacy in Uganda

Uganda suffers insufficient Family Planning Services provision mainly in the rural communities which is 86% of the country’s population. … Read More»

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Educated but Unemployed, India's Young Women Suffer Silently

Rekha, a 29-year-old girl from a village in the state of Goa in Western India, reflects the sorry condition of young educated women in India. … Read More»

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Early marriage and Girls education: A real struggle in Africa

Discussing women’s empowerment throughout the VOF training has given me a new appreciation for the United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark’s statement: “Development cannot … Read More»

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The Philippines Modern Heroes (OFWs)

Tomorrow, March 30, 2011, three Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), two of them women, will be executed in China, despite Philippine government’s desperate plea for leniency. … Read More»

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Finding Mother

People think that the earth is not speaking, the soil is not speaking, the sky is not speaking. … Read More»

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