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Around the world, amazing progress is being made. More than 1 billion people have been lifted out of extreme poverty since 1990 with major gains made in other areas that contribute to human well-being. This new publication explores 10 examples of this progress from our case studies.

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10 things to know about progress in international development

14 January 2016

Around the world, amazing progress is being made. More than 1 billion people have been lifted out of extreme poverty since 1990 with major gains made in other areas too. Here we showcase 10 examples from our case studies.

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Women from Conakry at local radio station in Côte d'Ivoire – Ami Vitale for World Bank Photo

Five steps to turn SDG gender commitments into action

Abigail Hunt
5 January 2016

With the huge achievement of a gender SDG, Abigail Hunt looks at how we can turn that recognition of the importance of gender issues into action on the problems facing women and girls. She sets out 5 steps to get us on the way to realising this goal.

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Woman and child in Sierra Leone -  Dominic Chavez/World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Going beyond averages: the geographic lottery of child mortality

Emma Samman, Jose Manuel Roche and Laura Rodriguez Takeuchi
23 December 2015

If we are to be serious about the SDGs, we need to ensure that people aren't left behind by looking behind national averages. In this blog, the example of child mortality shows the close attention needed to ensure the most marginalised aren't forgotten.

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Jose Manuel Roche

Jose Manuel Roche

José Manuel Roche is Head of Research at Save the Children UK

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UN Leaders participate in Global Citizen Festival 2015 - United Nations via Flickr

Did 2015 pass the five tests for development success?

Susan Nicolai
22 December 2015

How far this year's new development frameworks show progress on breaking down silos, tackling inequality, rethinking finance, getting good data, and shifting from global to local action.

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Farmers in Burkina – Amanda Lenhardt

Photo essay: The real faces of climate change

In Burkina Faso, farmers are fighting against climate change to regreen the desert. The author of our case study on their progress, Amanda Lenhardt, shares some of the faces behind the research in this photo essay for Global Citizen.

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