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Philippa Young
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Philippa is a freelance writer, editor and researcher. She has worked as a travel editor in Hong Kong, for Oxford University Press, the Asian Human Rights Commission, independent newspaper The Positive News, and provides development consultancy for several NGOs. Philippa is currently a director and writer for the What Took You So Long Foundation, filming a 20-country documentary on the emergence of camels and camel milk as a force for change in the world.

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UN Women Photographer Phil Borges Knows How to Stir the Fire

(0) Comments | Posted October 25, 2011 | 9:52 AM

"We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men to influence developments at all levels of society".

These are the words from The Norwegian Nobel Committee when they announced the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011. It was divided in three equal...

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Running Liberia

(1) Comments | Posted August 21, 2011 | 10:45 PM

The last time that Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, saw thousands of feet stampede its streets there was a civil war going on. The country's recent and devastating period of unrest makes it difficult to start any topic without this context. It's the white elephant in the room, but one...

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Pop Goes Sweden

(1) Comments | Posted June 9, 2011 | 12:43 PM

Why should we listen up to Tricky Stewart, of RedZone Entertainment shouting about his new voice-of-now and Swedish-born beauty Ulrika Lindstrom? That is, apart from the fact that he's bagged hits with Beyonce's "Single Ladies," Mya's "Case of the Ex," Rihanna's "Umbrella," Mary J. Blige's "Just...

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Camel: It Doesn't Matter if You're Black or White

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2011 | 2:30 PM

Unless you've been hiding under an unfashionable rock for the past year, you'll have the word camel firmly rooted in your fashionista lexicon. While it may be hot on the catwalk, some bloggers and writers have noticed that the word itself isn't quite so chic:

Say it with me --...

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Camel Milk: Will America Embrace A New Kind Of Milk?

(82) Comments | Posted March 8, 2011 | 7:32 AM

The emergence of camel milk and the burgeoning of consumer demand for this medicinal milk is an exercise in bottom up revolutions and the power of the purchaser.

Camel's milk imports from outside the E.U. and U.S. are blocked by governments, cow's milk lobby groups, and scientists...

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Camel Milk: The Biggest Hump in the Milk Industry

(18) Comments | Posted October 26, 2010 | 8:22 AM

Got milk? Got camel milk? I didn't think so.

Although camel milk has a taste that's worth acquiring, it is unlikely that people will be splashing it on their cornflakes. But for those who need it, this is a natural, sustainable way to a healthier life. Speaking as someone who...

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