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A short guide to understanding female genital cutting

By Tania Beard Female Genital Cutting (FGC) used to be an issue that only feminists and anthropologists discussed. Over the past decade, however, the issue has been rising in the global agenda. Just this past month, a new Kurdistani film … Continue reading

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Why fund this, not that?

by Daniel Altman The following is an excerpt from “Fund This, Not That: Ideas for Improving Investments in Global Development,” a Dalberg Global Development Advisors compendium released this week, available here. In global development, good intentions are no longer enough. … Continue reading

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Supporting the fight against human trafficking

According to the International Labor Organization, approximately 2.4 million people are trafficked at any given point in time, representing a $32 billion industry that affects 137 countries across the world. In 2007, the United Nations launched UN.GIFT, the United Nations … Continue reading

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