International Aid

 
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Report: UN peacekeepers pay impoverished local women for sex

By Michael Cochrane
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United Nations | Sexual exploitation of local populations by members of United Nations peacekeeping forces is “quite common but underreported,”according to a draft report…

Hip-hop star works to bring solar energy training to Africa

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | With songs like “Locked Up” and “Lonely,” hip-hop artist Akon has climbed to the top of America’s music industry. Born in Missouri and raised in…

Report: Red Cross stumbled in Haiti relief

By Daniel James Devine
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International Aid | Revelations that the international agency built just six permanent homes in Haiti points to problems in Big Aid bureaucracy

UN reports reduction in world hunger

By Heather Bridges
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Poverty | UN food agencies say statistics from a recent report bode well for hunger eradication. But other relief organizations say the problem runs deeper than the…

In Nepal, focus shifts from rescue to recovery

By Jamie Dean
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Nepal | Aid workers discover unique challenges while serving the Himalayan nation

Poverty, Inc. urges development over aid

By Megan Basham
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Documentary | New Acton Institute documentary details the harm long-term Western assistance does to developing countries

Going viral

By Jamie Dean
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Ebola Virus | As Ebola rapidly spreads in West Africa, Christian aid workers are risking their lives on the front lines

Updated list: Aid to the needy in Iraq

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | This list includes U.S.- and British-based aid groups all with established work in Iraq who are assisting displaced families in the northern part of the…

Melinda Gates: Abortion is not women’s healthcare

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Abortion should not be confused with women’s healthcare, philanthropist Melinda Gates wrote on June 2 in a blog post applauded by pro-lifers around the…

Fighting international poverty: From problem-listing to asset-counting

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Here’s a further extension of the Q&A with Andy Crouch found in the March 22 issue of WORLD magazine. (See also “Bursting out all over: God’s…

Globe Trot: Syrian rebels join forces

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA:  Seven Islamist rebel groups are merging into a new group called the Islamic Front aiming to topple the regime of President Bashar…

Syria’s chemical imbalance

By Jamie Dean
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Syria | Weapons inspectors rush in where aid workers cannot tread

 
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