Latest ReportHuman Development Report 2013
When developed economies stopped growing during the 2008–2009 financial crisis but developing economies kept on growing, the world took notice. The rise of the South, seen within the developing world as an overdue global rebalancing, has been much commented on since.
- Female genital mutilation or cutting, is more than circumcision. The procedure calls for partial or full removal of the female genitalia (like castration for a man). The practice is widespread. #EndFGM by educating those around you that this practice causes lifelong pain and tremendous health complications: UNFPA | UN Women 4 hours ago
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