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SUNS # 8862 Friday 8 March 2019

Finance : Prospects for growth and monetary policy dominate markets (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Shifting prospects for growth and monetary policy in major economies dominated market developments during the period from 5 December 2018 to 19 February 2019, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has said.

Latin America : Decent work still a distant dream for many women (PRIV)
(IPS, Lima)
Women in Latin America earn one-fifth les s than men for every hour worked, on average - one of the statistics that ref lect the continuing inequality in the world of work that makes it unlikely for the r egion to meet the goal of equal pay by 2030.

Health : Living with leprosy on climate-vulnerable Kiribati (PRIV)
(IPS, Manila)
Kurarenga Kaitire lives in Kiribati - on e of the world's most climate-vulnerable nations.

Opinion : Three ex-UN leaders form women's group to save multilateralism (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
As multilateralism takes a beatin g from President Trump amid the "new world disorder," as one European diploma t put it, three women who know the United Nations inside and out through prev ious top leadership jobs have originated a Group of Women Leaders for Change and Inclusion.

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