Monthly Archives: September 2017

Militant Groups in Pakistan Rebrand Themselves as Political Parties

As international pressure is mounting on Islamabad to do more against militant groups operating from its soil, some militant groups are rebranding themselves as political parties."The Pakistan military is allowing militant, virulently anti-Indian group...

CGAP Launches Guide for Financial Service Providers to Better Meet the Needs of Low-Income Customers

Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CGAP today launched the Customer-Centric Guide, a web-based collection of toolkits and experiments to help financial service providers deliver products and services that better meet the needs of low-income customers. The number of

Women drivers, corrupt cops, and dating refugees: The Cheat Sheet

Every week, IRIN's team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe:

Was letting women drive a Saudi PR stunt?

It would have been hard to miss the

WCA Executive Summit And Family Office Forum 2017

MARRAKECH, Morocco, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On October 1, 2017, all roads lead to Marrakech in the Kingdom of Morocco, for the 4th Annual WCA Executive Summit being held at the Four Seasons from October 1 to October 3, 2017

General Assembly Adopts Political Declaration Affirming Commitment to End Human Trafficking, Amid Calls for Victim-Centred Approaches

'I Didn't Have Any Identity', Survivor Recalls, Stressing that Outcome Document Must Come to Life in Communities Across Globe

Survivors of human trafficking today recounted painful stories of kidnapping, violence and rape � often the result of criminals exploiting their hopes

A post-disaster map of Caribbean politics and aid status

No, Dominica is not the same as the Dominican Republic; Montserrat is a British territory, but the UK can send it help and call it aid; there are a lot of Virgin Islands not owned by Richard Branson: Newcomers among