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Interactive Website - Road to Refuge - Great resource for Youth Groups and Teachers to Explain the Stories of Asylum Seekers
Last edited 26th April 2013

Searching for safety and protection, refugees and asylum seekers embark on many different and difficult journeys. The decision to leave behind family and friends, and the life you have built for yourself, is never easy.

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Pope Prays for Argentina Flood Victims, Urges Aid for Survivors
Last edited 4th April 2013

The Pope is praying for the 54 people who have died in flooding that hit two cities in Argentina and is also appealing for aid to those made homeless by the disaster.

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Suicide the Leading Cause of Death for Young Indian Women
Last edited 2nd April 2013

Suicide is the leading cause of death amongst young women in India, a recent study has found. The study found that over 78,000 young Indian women had committed suicide in 2010. Adjusted for population, this is six times the equivalent figure in the UK. Experts have pointed to sex-based discrimination in India as key factor in the rates of self-harm. Visit this article to read more.

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The Fight to Stop Population Control in Philippines Continues
Last edited 27th March 2013

Proponents of population control in the Philippines, including the Obama administration, were in a celebratory mood on December 17, 2012 when the so-called “Reproductive Health” (RH) Bill was signed into law. But they may have started partying too soon. The Supreme Court of the Philippines has now suspended the law for 120 days while it considers whether or not it violates the Philippine Constitution.

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World Water Day - You Can Help Change the World
Last edited 21st March 2013

Today is World Water Day! Did you know that you can pledge your next birthday and help change the world? In this video, meet Lory - who raised over $2000 to provide water to families in Rwanda.

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336 Million Abortions in China Since 1971, Says Chinese Govt
Last edited 21st March 2013

There have been over 336 million abortions in China since the since 1971, according to data released by the Chinese Health Department. The number of abortions has remained steady, according to the department, and over 7 million women per year still seek abortions. Visit this article to read more.

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Turkish Capital Ankara Hit by Twin Explosions
Last edited 19th March 2013

Two people have been wounded in explosions at Turkey's justice ministry and the headquarters of the governing AK Party, reports say.

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Respect for Nature - Pope's Prayer Intention for March 2013
Last edited 27th February 2013

During this time of transition, we continue to pray for the Pope's monthly intentions, because they are our prayers, as well as the Pope. In March 2013, Pope Benedict XVI has asked Catholics everywhere to pray: "That respect for nature may grow with the awareness that all creation is God's work entrusted to human responsibility." Fr. Kubicki reflects on Pope Benedict's general prayer intention in this video.

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Urbanisation: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad City?
Last edited 26th February 2013

The sixth episode of PRI's popular POP 101 series, this video takes a fresh, humorous approach to the demographic issues facing the world today.

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Bill Gates and His Mixed Up Global Health Agenda
Last edited 18th February 2013

Bill Gates is a man used to thinking big and accomplishing his goals. So his emergence as a leading voice in the global campaign to eradicate polio makes a lot of sense. What it doesn't quite fit with is his idea that, sick or healthy, there should be fewer people in certain parts of the world.

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