24 July 2014
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Refugee for a lifetime

Many of the South Sudanese who fled the country after the outbreak of violence in December last year were only resuming the lives of refugees after a short break. During the thirty-year civil war, in which South Sudan finally gained independence from Sudan, many people had lived in refugee camps in neighboring countries.

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23 July 2014
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Transforming anger into nonviolent power

Anger, rage and a desire for revenge are all reasonable and justified in the face of armed attacks, abuse and exploitation. What matters is what we do with these things.

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22 July 2014
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Disability Rights Are Human Rights

“When I was young, German law prohibited children with disabilities from attending regular schools. However, my father, who was the only doctor in the village, petitioned the headmaster and told him that he would not treat the headmaster’s children if I was unable to attend the regular school,” writes Theresia Degener.

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21 July 2014
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Numbers can lie: youth reflections on MDG lessons for the post-2015 education agenda

Despite not reaching the Millennium Development Goal of a full primary education for every child, when looking towards the post-2015 framework, it is important to take into consideration the lessons we have learned.

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18 July 2014
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How one person can make a difference in someone’s life

The mission of the Global Poverty Project is to help end extreme poverty by 2030. Michael Sheldrick, its Senior Manager of Global Policy and Advocacy, explains how he got involved in the organization and why the cause means so much to him.

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18 July 2014
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Nelson Mandela International Day

Today, 18 July, Nelson Mandela’s birthday, is Nelson Mandela International Day.

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