Gates Foundation To Give Birth Control To 120 Million Women Worldwide By 2020.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Gates Foundation To Give Birth Control To 120 Million Women Worldwide By 2020. In 2012 she co-chaired a global summit, Family Planning 2020, that pledged to provide access to contraceptives to 120 million more women around the world by 2020. The effort is falling behind, and it is tougher than expected, she […]

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World’s eight richest men are worth the same as HALF of the rest of the planet.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty World’s eight richest men are worth the same as HALF of the rest of the planet. The eight richest billionaires have as much wealth as half the world’s population. Analysis by Oxfam shows the tycoons have together amassed fortunes totalling £349.8billion ($421.75bn). The planet’s poorest 3.6billion have the same sum between them. ‘This […]

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Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions. In August, Science published a landmark study concluding that poverty, itself, hurts our ability to make decisions about school, finances, and life, imposing a mental burden similar to losing 13 IQ points. It was widely seen as a counter-argument to […]

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World’s First-Ever Dengue Vaccine Has Been Approved.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty  World’s First-Ever Dengue Vaccine Has Been Approved. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday endorsed the world’s first-ever vaccine for dengue fever, a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus that threatens to infect close to half of the world’s population. Unlike malaria, there is no established cure for dengue fever, which can cause severe […]

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Emerging differences between men and women’s responses to infections.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Emerging differences between men and women’s responses to infections. The immune systems of men and women respond very differently to infection — and scientists are taking notice. Research presented last week at a microbiology meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, suggests that the split could influence the design of vaccination programmes and lead to […]

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This program keeps prostitutes safe and helps them leave the trade if they want to.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty This program keeps prostitutes safe and helps them leave the trade if they want to. Prostitution may be known as one of the “oldest professions,” but with the help of law enforcement, communities are responding in new and innovative ways to abate the problem and address the underlying issues confronting […]

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