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Q&A: “NGOs Are Here to Stay”

Posted on 28 July 2010 by editor

Sam Worthington. Credit:Courtesy of InterAction

Aprille Muscara interviews SAM WORTHINGTON, president and CEO of InterAction

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 26, 2010 (IPS) – InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based NGOs, with over 190 members. Its head, Sam Worthington, spoke recently with IPS about the role of NGOs in Haiti, the U.S. and throughout the world.
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BRAZIL: Football Paves the Way to Masculinity Without Violence

Posted on 26 July 2010 by editor

'Men for an End to Violence against Women', a slogan on a T-shirt in Santa Marta. Credit:Fabiana Frayssinet/IPS

By Fabiana Frayssinet

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jul 19, 2010 (IPS) – It‚Äôs Friday night, and in a “favela” (shanty town) in this Brazilian city, a group of men relax with a beer after a hard week, while a song can be heard above the rowdy chatter.
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Posted on 09 July 2010 by admin

Chico Withaker. Credit: Creative Commons License

Chico Whitaker. Credit: Creative Commons License.

By Chico Whitaker (*)

SAO PAOLO, JuL (IPS TerraViva) The World Social Form (WSF), which turned ten in January, is holding a series of forums throughout the year inspired by its well-known motto, “Another World is Possible”.
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