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· November, 2013

Stories about Development from November, 2013

Ukraine: Understanding the #Euromaidan Protests

Reasons for Power Outages in Benin

Benin has suffered more power outages over the last few days with the national electric energy company (SEEB) denying all responsibility. Nigeria supplies a large quantity of Benin's power, even...

Scientists from Around the World Gather in Brazil

Brazilian “Wikicity” Travels to the World Forum for Democracy

Video: Hong Kong Country Parks’ Naturescapes

Jamaica: Language & Development

More Transparency Needed in Uranium Negotiation in Niger

VIDEO: “They work to die”, Mystery Disease Killing Central American Sugarcane Workers

Unemployment, Poverty and Brain Drain: Italy's Crisis Deepens

More than 4.1 million poverty-stricken Italians have received food through non-profit food parcels or free meals.

Massive Railway Project between Niamey and Cotonou Underway

Bhutan's Hydroelectric Projects and a Kingfisher

China to Ease One-child Policy

Rising Indonesian Economy Must Address Food Security Issue

Bangladesh’s Hijras Win Official Recognition as Separate Gender

The country's decision comes not long after Germany's announcement that it will begin to offer a third gender option on birth certificates.

Newfound Oil Met With Hope, Concern in Benin

The Benin government has announced the discovery of a source of oil in the Sèmè-Podji region. The find has pleased some, but others remain skeptical.

Ecuador: #Ruraleando, a Blog That Humanizes Medicine

#Ruraleando is Denisse Calle's blog, an Ecuadorian doctor who, thanks to the experiences of her year's rural placement, proposes solutions to the country's health system.

The FIRE Awards Winners for Internet Development in Africa

‘Women Should Be Submissive’, and Other Google Autocomplete Suggestions

Following UN Women's lead, Global Voices conducted its own experiments with Google's Autocomplete feature. The investigation revealed popular attitudes about women’s roles, sexuality, appearance and relationships with men.

PHOTOS: Snapshots of Life in a Manila Urban Poor Community

Despite the reported progress in the Philippines, Manila is still home to hundreds of thousands of informal settlers.

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