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23 October, 2006
CIVICUS, 23 October 2006.  The CIVICUS "State of Civil Society Reports" for 25 countries are now available online.
23 October, 2006
BBC, 23 October 2006.  According to UN Habitat, about six billion people or half of the global population will be living in urban areas by 2050.
23 October, 2006
Christian Today, 22 October 2006.
23 October, 2006
SANGONeT, 23 October 2006. After extensive consultation and deliberation, the Internet Governance Caucus Charter has been finalized and approved for distribution.
23 October, 2006
IOL, 21 October 2006. A small patch of land for vegetables, no bigger than 20m2 for every household, could go a long way towards eliminating hunger in South Africa argues Rob Small, director of Abalimi Bezekhaya.
22 October, 2006
PMG, 17 October 2006. 
22 October, 2006
HANA, 13 October 2006. 
22 October, 2006
AllAfrica.com, 20 October 2006. To coincide with the Global Day of Action against violence on children, on Thursday, 19 October 06, local civil society organisations demanded the eradication of violence against children. 
22 October, 2006
Russia Blog, 21 October 2006. Scores of foreign NGOs in Russia that failed to meet a deadline for registration under Russia’s new NGO law have had to suspend their work in Russia.
22 October, 2006
Mercury News, 21 October 2006.
22 October, 2006
A.N.D, 20 October 2006. According to CAJ News, the Aids Consortium and the government do not have a clear HIV/AIDS programme of action for youth due to the lack of clear guidelines from government.
22 October, 2006
IPS News, 20 October 2006. According to a recent report by CARE International UK, in a world of paradox and plenty, 852 million people are starving while one billion people are overweight, with 300 million of them considered medically obese.
20 October, 2006
IPS News, 17 October 2006. More than 23 million people around the world set a new record when they embarked on a protest against poverty in multiple locations worldwide on 15 and 16 October 2006.
20 October, 2006
The International Budget Project, 18 October 2006.
20 October, 2006
SABC News, 19 October 2006.

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