27 January 2015
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One year into the Ebola epidemic: a deadly, tenacious and unforgiving virus

One year after the first Ebola cases started to surface in Guinea, the World Heath Organization is publishing this series of 14 papers that take an in-depth look at West Africa’s first epidemic of Ebola virus disease.

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26 January 2015
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Food Security—a Human Right and an Ethical Responsibility

Food security is a human right and is a fundamental ask for poverty eradication and sustainable development. As the world prepares for the post-2015 scenario by drawing up a set of sustainable development goals, it is crucial to have food security and agriculture to be adequately placed in the discussions around these goals.

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23 January 2015
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Anti-slavery petition sends clear message to UN Secretary General

When Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi handed over a petition against child slavery to UN General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon, he did so with the support of half a million signatures and the backing of Education International.

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22 January 2015
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Young Photographers Bring Post-Earthquake Haiti into Focus

For Gael Turine, a Brussels-based photographer who conducted a series of photography workshops for young Haitians organized by the Fondation Connaissance et Liberté, the Open Society foundation in Haiti, the Grand Rue in Haiti provided the perfect place for his students to hone their skills.

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21 January 2015
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Slavery in Your Pocket: The Congo Connection

Free the Slaves investigates the extent of slavery in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's mining industry in this hard-hitting and informative video.

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20 January 2015
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Women’s land and property rights in Africa

Today Daily Development talks to Mayra Gomez, Co-Director of the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR). Founded in 2010, the GI-ESCR seeks to advance the realization of economic, social and cultural rights throughout the world, tackling the endemic problem of global poverty through a human rights lens. We discuss in particular the work of the GI-ESCR to promote and protect women’s land and property rights in Africa.

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