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  1. © Ollivier Girard / CIFOR 2015

    International Day of Older Persons

    More than half of the world’s older persons lack quality long-term care

    01 October 2015

  2. Summit of G20 Finance and Labour and Employment Ministers

    G20 caught in weak recovery spiral

    04 September 2015


  1. Rural development

    Timor-Leste: A road gives life to a community

    01 October 2015

  2. © Better Work 2015

    Global supply chains

    Protecting pregnant workers’ rights in Lesotho

    17 September 2015

Watch and Listen

  1. World Water Week

    Jayati Ghosh on making water work for all

    24 August 2015

  2. Migration

    Video: A centre for migrant workers in Jordan

    19 August 2015

The Editor's Pick

  1. The New York Times

    ‘Sea Slaves’: The Human Misery That Feeds Pets and Livestock

    Lang Long’s ordeal began in the back of a truck. After watching his younger siblings go hungry because their family’s rice patch in Cambodia could not provide for everyone, he accepted a trafficker’s offer to travel across the Thai border for a construction job.