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Ending Child Rape in Sierra Leone

Last month, a five-year-old girl in Sierra Leone died after being brutally raped. Why has this happened yet again, and…

July 6, 2020
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Let Us Be Brave

I am sitting here in Washington, D.C., in pseudo-lockdown in my apartment, working remotely in an effort to slow the…

March 27, 2020
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The top 6 low-tech innovations that we love

Sometimes low-tech fixes to development problems can provide brilliant solutions.

September 9, 2018
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Age Demand Action Platform Fights For the Rights of Older People Around the World

This year, the UN is focused on the urgent need to meet autonomy and independence of older persons without forgetting the urgency to shield them from violence, abuse, and neglect.

July 3, 2018
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Supporting Mothers Through Education

In developing countries around the world, education is giving mothers the power to make change.

May 22, 2018
Women, smiling, carries mushrooms in a basket, and a small child on her back. She poses for the camera with a brick wall as the backdrop.
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Safe water for new mothers: Upgrading Sierra Leone’s health centers

In a country with some of the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality, water and sanitation improvements at health centers are preventing infections and saving lives.

March 22, 2018
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An eco stove – the gift that keeps on giving in Sierra Leone

“Every day I would spend hours in the forest, cutting wood, and making coal to sell in Masimbi. I don’t have to do that now,”

January 24, 2018
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Top Blog Posts: Best of 2017

To kick off 2018, we’re looking back at some of our most-read blog posts published in 2017.

January 16, 2018