The sky is the limit: How Rotary’s women of action help to close the gender gap around the world – By Sandra Prufer

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The sky is the limit: How Rotary’s women of action help to close the gender gap around the world – By Sandra Prufer

1989 was a year of change. It was the year of the peaceful Revolutions of the 20th century. It was the year that the Berlin Wall came down, the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the end of the Cold War. It also marks the fall of an old men-only bastion. In 1989, Rotary
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EXCLUSIVE: Telephone interview with President J.A. Kufuor, Special Envoy to the Global Network for NTDs EXCLUSIVE: Telephone interview with President J.A. Kufuor, Special Envoy to the Global Network for NTDs

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The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue, Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Saleh Al-Naimi, has urged delegated and interfaith workers at the just ended Warp Summit in Seoul to seize the moment and capitalize on the opportunity offered by the summit to have a powerful, world-wide peace movement initiated
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Feature: Rivonia Trials Remembered – By Eric Singh, ANA Snr. Editor Feature: Rivonia Trials Remembered – By Eric Singh, ANA Snr. Editor

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Novartis announces portfolio transformation, focusing company on leading businesses with innovation power and global scale: Pharmaceuticals, Eye Care and Generics

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