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The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference centre in Geneva is bustling with over 3000 people representing governments, the UN, NGOs, academia and the private sector. They have...
Monday, May 27, 2013 - 10:25
disaster risk reduction
Emergencies & Conflict
Where are those Billions that have come in our names?
“Three years ago, only half of our children were going to school. Today, I can say that there is not a child who is over six years and not going to school, thanks to the support provided by...
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 10:30
Where are those billions meant for us?
“Five years ago, only half of our children were going to school. Today, I can say that there not a child who is over six years who is not going to school. We are so proud and happy. This cannot have...
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 14:40
Inside a ‘Dream Factory’ for girls in Afghanistan
Silhouettes in black darted behind covers as I entered the massive iron gate of the Aimaq Girls High school in Kwaja-do-ko district of Jawzjan last week. The sudden sight of four men entering their...
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 13:54
I have to die one day. Why not die happy without regrets?
“Oh, I’m not scared” instantly quipped Salima on asking whether fears of past rigid regime still haunts her. “I will not allow them to come back and trouble us again”, she continued, “I have sensed...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 12:32
International Women’s Day