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[RED DEMOCRATICA] Clean cookstoves are essential to improving women's lives


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March 6, 2015
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Clean cookstoves are essential to improving women's lives
Clean cookstoves do much more than cook food -- they promote gender equality, write Radha Muthiah, CEO of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, and Michele Sullivan, president of the Caterpillar Foundation. As the world celebrates International Women's Day on Sunday, they argue that clean cookstoves improve the indoor environment and give "women the time and income needed to pursue opportunities of their choice." The Huffington Post (3/5)
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@UNFoundation: A world where women's health is treated as a right - @Kathy_Calvin on what she pictures for girls: bit.ly/1BSAmTF #PictureIt
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"Why Healthcare Systems in the Developing World Need a Shot in the Arm" UN Dispatch (3/5)
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Ban: The UN remains a "beacon of hope"
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Since his childhood in a turbulent South Korea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has viewed the UN as a "beacon of hope." Like Ban, poor people and young people today "still believe the United Nations can save them," he says. "It's only the leaders who are blocking -- who are hampering their hopes." The New Republic (free registration) (3/3)
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Report: Investment in disaster resilience needed
Natural disasters cost countries as much as $300 billion annually, says a report from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. The report urges countries to invest in disaster resilience. MSN/The Associated Press (3/4)
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Pricing is the heart of a business. It affects everything you do and is affected by everything you do. Economists talk of supply and demand as key factors behind pricing—successful entrepreneurs manipulate demand by making their products more desirable. These six steps will help you determine the right price for your product or service, read the article and learn how to get pricing right.

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UN Women chief: Women's equality remains a critical issue
Leaders in all countries must do more to support women "very strongly and very openly," says Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of UN Women. Time.com/The Associated Press (3/6)
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Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

Climate and Energy
What is the status of climate pledges?
Switzerland is the first country to submit its climate pledge to the United Nations climate body. Research indicates most submissions won't arrive for months. Responding to Climate Change (U.K.) (3/6)
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Peacekeeping and Security
No agreement reached in South Sudan
The South Sudan peace talks have ended with the government and rebels unable to reach agreement. Separately, a draft African Union report calls for the country to be put under AU control and that the two warring leaders be banned from a transitional government. Reuters (3/6), Reuters (3/6)
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Global food prices drop to 55-month low in February UN Radio (3/5)
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