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Girl Power – 2015 edition

Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women The Girl Effect Movement, recently published a list of eight “developments that show girls are getting the attention they deserve”, bringing some welcome optimism into the discussion. They have said it far … Continue reading

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Global partnership

Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development The eighth goal formulated by the United Nations in 2000 as part of the Millennium Development Goals revolves around “global partnership”, which in the light of recent events and the current state … Continue reading

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Tipping the scales

MDG¬†1: Eradicate Extreme Hunger and Poverty I remember seeing poverty as a child. I remember being astonished by the annoyance of people with fancy clothes and cars when being approached by a beggar. I remember asking my mother if we … Continue reading

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A call to action

Earlier this year I published a blog in response to a debate regarding the Millennium development goals, that will come to an end this year. I promised myself I would dedicate a blog to every one of these goals. Months … Continue reading

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Yemen & me

Dear Yemen, You and I never met, all though for a bit I thought we might be together for at least some years. My dad is a restless soul and his work has always involved visiting countries like you. He … Continue reading

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