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1 Feb 2013
It has for a long time been recognized that migration is in large part caused by economic factors; people leave poorer rural areas and move to the city, they...
28 Jan 2013
Development aid | India | Overseas Development Assistance | poverty | UK | Economic policy | Asia | Global | International | Economy
In November 2012 the UK’s International Development Secretary, Justine Greening, announced that “We [the British government] have agreed that the...
24 Jan 2013
On New Year’s Day 2013 India launched one of the most ambitious anti-poverty programs in history. It marked a radical change from India’s previous...
10 Jan 2013
Catholic Church | Church | contraception | Family planning | Family values | Gender | Marriage | Philippines | poverty | Reproductive Health Bill | sex | Family | Marriage | Religions | Religion | Society
To describe the political progress of the Reproductive Health Bill through the parliament of the Philippines as tortuous would be an understatement. However,...
25 May 2012
aid | crime | Crime & Policing | Criminals | Deviance | Deviant | Education | Frustration | ghetto | Government | poverty | Punishment | Riots | social deprivation | Society | Support | TAX | Uprising | Victim | wealth | Law | Society
Since the advent of modern social science, sociologists and criminologists have been preoccupied with finding the answer to what is the root cause of criminal...
2 Mar 2012
Sponsoring a child is a popular way of supporting charity work in the developing world - countries where people don’t have much money. Many charities run...
17 Feb 2012
Gambling is the betting of money on an outcome that is wholly or largely random. It includes things like bingo, roulette, raffles, lotteries, scratch-cards and...
13 Sep 2011
Bolsa Familia | crime | Development | higher education | Parenting | poverty | primary education | Violence | welfare | Youth | Education
The majority of the world's states have some form of welfare program meant to ensure the economic and social wellbeing of their citizens who may find...
13 Sep 2011
Culture | ethnic minorities | ghetto | integration | Language | Multiculturalism | poverty | Religion | Economy
Multiculturalism is a somewhat nebulous term, and as such can be used to mean a variety of things. This debate, however, will concern itself with...
13 Sep 2011
aid | Development | economic growth | FTAs | homeland security | poverty | preventing war | protectionism | sweat shops | Trade | WTO | Economy
Free trade's virtues have been praised for three hundred years. By allowing every country equal access to all markets, the theory says, you guarantee the...
The second day of the debate tournament "Belgrade Open 2013" showed the strong competitive spirit of the debate teams that are fighting for the title...
Toader Mateoc, this year's Spirit Award for Coaches winner, talks to us about the award and the Youth Forum in Mexico.The Spirit Awards, awarded...