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7 billion human beings: Why gender equality matters more than ever!

The United Nations Population Division estimates that the world’s population reached 7 billion around October 31, 2011. This milestone has an important impact on the worldwide economic and social equilibrium.  Gender equality represents a major factor allowing countries to bear … Continue reading

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Gender Equality – THE cross-cutting issue for development

The World Bank tackles the goal of bringing a gender perspective to the analysis and design of development policies. Development objectives like reducing poverty and hunger, improving children’s access to education and health, reducing child and maternal mortality and combating … Continue reading

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