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Dams and development

03/30/2011 | Panos London

The topic guide considers areas of potential conflict between countries, concerns over policy guidelines regarding dam building and the socio-economic impact of displacement.

Forced migration

12/02/2010 | Panos London

Overview Since the end of the Cold War, forced migration has been a phenomenon largely affecting developing countries. By the end of 2008, the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) reported that globally there were 15.2 million refugees and 26 million internally displaced people (IDPs). The sheer magnitude of the numbers of refugees and…

Abbas Hassan Ahmed

01/01/2001 | Anna Egan

Dina Ezzat

01/01/2001 | Anna Egan

Egyptian women count the cost of ‘pain killer’ divorce

03/10/2000 | Panos London

In Egypt a controversial new divorce law has just been passed. Some hope women will now be free to divorce. Others point out that poor women may not be able to afford them.

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