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SUNS # 9052 Thursday 23 January 2020
 
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Finance : Capital controls an effective way to control financial vulnerability (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Capital controls can be effective tools for reducing resource transfer from developing to developed countries, as well as enhancing their financing options for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.

Opinion : School lunch programmes for progress (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
If well planned, coordinated and implemented, a government-funded school feeding programme for all primary school children can be progressively transformative.

United Nations : Rising inequality affects more than 70% of the globe (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Inequality is growing for more than 70 per cent of the global population, exacerbating the risks of divisions and hampering economic and social development.

Opinion : Why the coronavirus should worry us all (PRIV)
(IPS, Abuja)
Thecoronavirus outbreak - which began in Wuhan, China, and causes a pneumonia-like illness - is raging across Asia, infecting close to 300 people and killing four.

Eswatini : Ending bullying and humiliation over menstruation (PRIV)
(IPS, Mbabane)
When 14-year-old Nomcebo Mkhaliphi first noticed the blood discharged from her vagina, she was shocked. Confused, she turned to her older sisters for advice.


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