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The debate post-2015: What next?

The Millennium Development Goals are set to expire in 2015. Never before has a group of global goals so galvanized the world to fight poverty, disease and hunger. But What Next? A lively debate...

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South Asia’s ‘missing daughters’

In India, nearly 10 million women have gone missing since 1985. Sex-selective abortion, infanticide, and the neglect/discrimination of India’s daughters have been recognized by some, such as India’s national newspaper, The Hindu, as a...

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Le « déficit de filles » en Asie du Sud

Watch Here Depuis 1985, près de 10 millions de femmes ont disparu en Inde. Les avortements sélectifs fondés sur le sexe, les cas d’infanticide et les gestes de négligence et de discrimination à l’égard...

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Marriage, motherhood and masculinity in the global economy

This article is adapted from Naila Kabeer’s longer paper for the Institute of Development Studies paper:Marriage, motherood and masculinity in the global economy: reconfigurations of personal and economic life (IDS Working Paper No 290,...