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Kannagi-Pattini - a Symbol of Resilience to the Women Left Behind

Prashanthi Jayasekara | Posted 09.17.2014 | World
Prashanthi Jayasekara

Every 90 minutes, a woman is raped in Sri Lanka, and is the fifth-worst country in the world for domestic abuse. Yet we boast of our achievements in the millennium development goals and human development indicators. This begs the question, what kind of 'development' are we talking about?

What Does 83 Mean to You?

Roots of Peace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Roots of Peace

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpg We're turning mines to vines that truly build roots of peace by making farmland usable again.

Supercharging Medical Assistance in Syria and Libya

Ethan Chorin | Posted 08.04.2013 | World
Ethan Chorin

It is not surprising that the power of technology available to support post-conflict humanitarian action vastly surpasses the ability of governments, ...

America Does Not Happen By Accident

Ming Holden | Posted 03.17.2012 | Impact
Ming Holden

Simply put, America needs not to abandon foreign aid because if it did so, it would forfeit leadership.

Championship Team Helps Rebuild Liberia

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Seven years ago this month, Liberia saw the end of 14 years of civil war. But, as the fog of war lifted, it revealed a country with no schools and no jobs.

Prevention Is Better Than Post-Conflict Catch-Up

Nicholas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicholas van Praag

Violence is the antithesis of development. It tears down what's been built up. It destroys lives, shortens horizons, and inflicts huge psychological and physical pain.

Gov 2.0: Making States Work Better

Daniel Maree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daniel Maree

This post originally appeared on the World Bank's Conflict & Development Blog on September 14, 2010. Last Tuesday (Sept. 7), the Grand Hyatt Washingt...

On Land Rights and Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia

Daniel Maree | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Maree

Land restitution is the ultimate goal in the protection of land that has been lost due to displacement.

Haiti: Six Months After the Earthquake

Sarah Cliffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Cliffe

Haiti was on a slow road to recovery when the quake hit. For many Haitians their nation's double tragedy is far from over. Although there are signs of hope and improvement.

Strengthening Governing Capacity in Post-Conflict Liberia

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

I am now traveling with 19 Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF) members. We will be learning what we can do in Liberia and reporting to you along the way.