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  • February 28, 2019

    Female world leaders launch campaign warning against the erosion of women's rights

    Dozens of female world leaders have signed a letter urging for the restoration and advancement of women's rights.
    Dozens of female world leaders have signed a letter urging for the restoration and advancement of women's rights.
  • February 26, 2019

    UK income inequality on the rise as benefits cuts damage poor households

    The average income of the poorest fifth of the population has shrunk by 1.6% in 2018, according to the Office for National Statistics.
    The average income of the poorest fifth of the population has shrunk by 1.6% in 2018, according to the Office for National Statistics.
  • February 25, 2019

    Economists predict US recession by 2021

    The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) surveyed nearly 300 business economists, roughly half of whom believe that the US economy will slip into recession by the end of 2021.
    The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) surveyed nearly 300 business economists, roughly half of whom believe that the US economy will slip into recession by the end of 2021.
  • February 22, 2019

    Friday news roundup February 22, 2019

    Kenya's High Court delayed its ruling on same-sex relationships and Venezuela closed its border with Brazil. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Kenya's High Court delayed its ruling on same-sex relationships and Venezuela closed its border with Brazil. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • February 21, 2019

    Brazil's new president lays out plans for pension reforms

    The pension reforms would raise the number of years of pension contributions that are currently required. 
    The pension reforms would raise the number of years of pension contributions that are currently required. 
  • February 19, 2019
    CNN

    Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi plans to end child labor in his lifetime

    Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children's rights activist who has been fighting against child labor most of his life.
    Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children's rights activist who has been fighting against child labor most of his life.
  • Friday news roundup February 15, 2019

    School children in England are protesting about climate change and almost 300 million new working-age people will need employment across Africa by 2030. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    School children in England are protesting about climate change and almost 300 million new working-age people will need employment across Africa by 2030. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
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