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Siddharth Chatterjee
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Fighting For Gender Equality, Women's Rights and Empowerment of Women and Girls
Fighting For Gender Equality, Women's Rights and Empowerment of Women and Girls

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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the new WHO Director-General has said that, “all roads should lead to universal health coverage.” With its technological prowess, a hotspot for innovation, incredible entrepreneurial spirit and enterprise, Kenya must be at the vanguard on the road to universal health care in Africa.

My take on: Innovative financing for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Kenya

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/innovative-financing-for-universal-health-coverage_us_59452261e4b0940f84fe2ecc # via @HuffPostBlog


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“Policies that limit human rights only end up alienating religious and ethnic communities, who would normally have every interest in fighting extremism,” Mr. Antonio Guterres. http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=56962#.WUGGorRRWhD

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‪it's Labor Day today. With over 70% of its population less than 30, Kenya must create a million new jobs annually to reap a demographic dividend http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kenya-must-create-a-million-new-jobs-annually_us_588dd76ae4b06364bb1e26bd?ncid=engmodushpmg00000004 

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Paradise Lost- Violence, terror and failed governance in India's Kashmir
"Image of a
'stone pelter' tied in front of a jeep as a 'human shield',will 4 ever haunt
the Indian Army & the nation!" Indian Army's Lieutenent General HS Panag , PVSM, AVSM,
(Retd) via twitter .  The recent image of a young
Kashmiri man tied to an Army je...

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‪Running rocks. There is a mountain of evidence that suggests running is great for a long, disease-free life. http://ti.me/2nMHOP6‬

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Reuters: The Global Epidemic of Violence Against Children
The images from the recent gas attack in Syria, where over 80 people, including babies in diapers, can be seen painfully gasping for air before dying, are heartbreaking. These are a graphic illustration of our collective failure to protect children from cru...

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Reuters: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is key to achieving the SDGs
As per a study by the World Bank, had the world addressed 90 percent of global unmet need for family planning by 2015, it would have reduced annual births by almost 28 million, consequently preventing 67,000 maternal deaths, 440,000 neonatal deaths, 473,000...

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Reuters: From Barriers to Bridges: Transformation of the Ethiopia-Kenya Border Region
Consider this. The communities around the Kenya-Ethiopia border in Moyale-Borona area, have long been associated with internecine violence, extreme poverty, and environmental stress. These have led to disastrous societal consequences, including displacement...

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Huffington Post: Gender equality is the missing link for India’s progress
Consider this. Nimrata Nikki Randhawa, is the daughter of Sikh immigrants from India. Her parents, father Ajit Singh Randhawa and mother Raj Kaur Randhawa, hail from Amritsar District, Punjab, India. While Nimrata Nikki Randhawa may not ring a bell, Nikki H...

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Inter Press Service For Societies to Thrive, We Must Ensure Gender Equality
Consider this: gender inequality is costing sub  Saharan Africa US$ 95 billion annually  in lost revenue. In a corporate setting, that extent of losses would call for a serious reset of the business’s operational approach.  Despite stupendous advancements i...
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