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Past articles by Magdalena:

FACTBOX-Ageing Europe could benefit from refugees and migrants

The world's population has reached 7.6 billion people and every year it grows by some 83 million people → Read More

Militants exploit growing competition for water, land

With climate change, states struggle to provide basic services and maintain legitimacy - leaving militants to take advantage of power vacuum → Read More

FACTBOX-World's major famines of the last 100 years

People are currently starving to death in four countries, and 20 million lives are at risk in the next six months → Read More

Rape, sexual assault in Ukraine conflict may amount to war crimes

All sides in the unrest used beatings, forced nudity and other abuses as interrogation techniques to extract confessions → Read More

Rape, sexual assault in Ukraine conflict may amount to war crimes

All sides in the unrest used beatings, forced nudity and other abuses as interrogation techniques to extract confessions → Read More

From Athens to Zihuatanejo, a global show of unity for women's rights

"There's no difference between women who are in the U.S. and here" By Magdalena Mis, Ellen Wulfhorst and Nita Bhalla LONDON/NEW YORK/NEW DELHI, Jan 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than one million people are expected to attend women's marches around the world on Saturday to demonstrate against sexism and sexual violence and call for women's rights following the inauguration of U.S.… → Read More

UN: No justice in South Sudan after July rapes, killings

UN documented 217 cases of rape by armed groups during the violence in July 2015 → Read More

FEATURE-Agriculture needs a makeover to lure young people back to farming

Around the world, farmers are ageing as the sector fails to attract younger talent who head instead to cities in search of work → Read More

INTERVIEW-How to stop deforestation? Give indigenous people rights to land

Without title deeds, indigenous communities may find their land is taken over for major development projects → Read More

With the latest tech, UN seeks to end hunger Silicon Valley-style

"If we continue progress at the same rate, we are not going to be even close to eradicating hunger by 2030" By Magdalena Mis ROME, July 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From a smartphone app delivering market prices to Guatemalan farmers to online nutrition tips in rural Colombia, the push to end hunger has entered a new era with the U.N. food agency deploying the latest technology to fight it.… → Read More

Number of Afghans uprooted by violence doubles, a million "on brink of survival"- Amnesty

Situation of people uprooted from their homes has deteriorated as global attention and funds diverted to other crises → Read More

Trafficking victims in Britain suffer mental health problems

Some 80 percent of women trafficked in Britain had symptoms of depression, anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder → Read More

Health financing crisis threatens developing countries, experts say

Nearly half of 80 developing nations unlikely to meet by 2040 the international target for healthcare, The Lancet says → Read More

Development aid hits record as spending on refugees doubles

"Extreme poverty must be tackled with the same sense of urgency supporting refugees. We can and must do both." → Read More

Child refugees in Europe need better protection from traffickers-Unicef

Thousands of children are unaccounted for, UNICEF said → Read More

French law that makes it illegal to pay for sex 'revolutionary'

Shifting criminal charge from victim to client would make France less attractive for pimps and sex traffickers, activists say → Read More

More than 30,000 displaced in Congo left without aid

Tens of thousands forced to flee Mpati after fighting erupted at end of March between government forces and armed groups → Read More

Displaced Ukrainians confused, frustrated over suspension of benefits: UN

Ukraine suspends benefits on suspicion some are falsely claiming allowances meant for internally displaced people → Read More

Belgium wants migrants to sign pledge on integration

The "newcomers statement" would compel non-EU migrants to declare their acceptance of local values → Read More

Private funding to fight slavery grows but impact limited -campaigners

Private funds spent on anti-slavery initiatives dwarfed the $150 billion in profits forced labour generates each year → Read More