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Greenpeace’s Kumi Naidoo: Thoughts Post Rio

KUMI Naidoo of South Africa has emerged as the Intl. Executive Director of Greenpeace after a lifetime of activism. He was recently seen at the much publicized Rio+20 conference. We ask him about the effectiveness of these conferences and if the private sector is really taking any tangible steps towards environmental protection and sustainability. ...

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European Marriage Puzzle: Gays In or Out?

Sometimes gay couples in Europe are trapped in a sort of Kafkian scenario when they try to register their relationship status. It can be a harrowing experience, which leads to discrimination against gay couples within EU member states. The portraits of three affected individuals illustrate just how frustrating this can be. ...

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The Future Women Want

On the concluding day of the Rio+20 Sustainability Conference, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the Prime Minister of Denmark, along with other female Heads of State, signed a 'call to action' that urged governments, civil society and the private sector to prioritise gender equality and women’s empowerment in the sustainable development agenda. ...

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