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India's 60 million women that never were
60 million women - that's nearly the entire population of the United Kingdom - are missing in India. Why?
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 15:25 GMT
Women in parliaments: Contested geographies
Examining female participation rates in parliaments reveals a new picture of women's rights across the globe.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2012 13:25 GMT
India: Malnutrition becomes 'national shame'
In India, though there has been some improvement, the rate of child malnutrition is still unacceptably high.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 19:24 GMT
Rethinking the growth imperative
Instead of focusing on increasing economic growth, shouldn't the focus be on long-term sustainability and durability?
Last updated: 07 Jan 2012 13:22 GMT
GDP growth is no measure of societal progress
The accumulation of a nation's wealth bears little relation to the happiness of its citizens, so why measure GDP growth?
Last updated: 27 May 2011 08:15 GMT
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