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Sexual Violence Beyond the Warzone, and the Relationship Between Child Marriage and Fragile States | New Security Beat

Thursday 21 Aug 2014
IDS Rapid Response Briefing on 'Addressing Sexual Violence In and Beyond the 'Warzone'' is cited in New Security Beat

Meet the New General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress

Wednesday 20 Aug 2014
Former IDS Visiting fellow appointed new General Secretary of Nigeria Labour Congress - reported by

Is climate change key to the spread of Ebola?

Monday 18 Aug 2014
Melissa Leach is cited in CNBC in an article asking if climate change key to the spread of Ebola

Focus on Poverty: The hidden tragedy behind Ebola

Monday 18 Aug 2014
Roger Williamson is republished in Thomson Reuters Foundation talking about the real tragedy behind the Ebola crisis in the failure of healthcare systems

Religious minority women of Iraq: time to speak up | openDemocracy

Friday 15 Aug 2014
Mariz Tadros calls for feminists to speak up on the atrocities perpetrated on minority women's bodies in Iraq in Open Democracy

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Failure of governments and development agencies to work more effectively with business could leave millions living in poverty

11 Mar 2014
Business leaders, international charities and development agencies will be urged tomorrow at the launch of a new Business and Development research centre to explore new ways to work together to fight global poverty.

African leaders must seize the initiative on global tax reforms

29 Jan 2014
As leaders gather together at the African Union summit, new analysis from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) recommends that they must seize the initiative on tax reform and not wait for richer countries to implement proposed changes from last year's G8 and G20 summits.

Professor Melissa Leach to assume leadership of the Institute of Development Studies, UK

05 Dec 2013
The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has announced today that its Board of Trustees have appointed Professor Melissa Leach as the next Director of the Institute replacing Lawrence Haddad.

New report positions unpaid care work as a major human rights issue

01 Oct 2013
On Monday 7 October, ActionAid International, Institute of Development Studies, and Oxfam will host the UK launch of the UN Special Rapporteur’s report on unpaid care and women’s human rights.