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Mother knows best in business and educating daughters

Rose Wasiaya's husband called daughters “rubbish.” She was determined to work hard and prove him wrong.

Politics of poverty blog

Extractive Tax Practices: Bad for the Poor. Risky for Business.

When mining and energy companies don’t pay their fair share, no one wins.


She brought her husband’s killers to justice. She fled so her family wouldn’t pay the price.

As thousands of families flee Central America for safety in the US, Salvadoran immigrant Rebeca Alfaro is speaking out.