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#Developing countries

# developing-countries - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions

Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.

# developing-countries - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Should Ireland give more money to those in need abroad?

A new survey also revealed the Irish public’s want to increase the budget for foreign aid.

# developing-countries - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Column: Our lack of willingness to promote transparency is damaging developing countries

Ireland cannot give with one hand to developing countries while facilitating tax avoidance at the same time, writes Morina O’Neill.

# developing-countries - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea

“We used to depend entirely on our husbands for money… now we make our own decisions.”

# developing-countries - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Costello launches initiative to encourage retired public servants to volunteer

An online register is being set up to match the skills of volunteers to the needs of the countries and communities.

# developing-countries - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Survivors recall terrifying scene of suicide attack in Nigeria as death toll rises to 41

The attack yesterday saw two suicide bombers ram their car into the bus station in Kano, Nigeria’s second largest city.

# developing-countries - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow

The Microsoft founder and philanthropist is also reported to be meeting Bono on his visit to Ireland tomorrow.

# developing-countries - Friday 17 August, 2012

'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research

New research describes the global use of tobacco an “epidemic” – with women increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages and early half of adult men in developing countries still using tobacco products.

# developing-countries - Friday 15 June, 2012

Column: 'There are 1800 people in Ireland who may have HIV but don't know it'

On Irish AIDS Day, Pam McHugh says people should ask themselves if they know their HIV status – and if not, why not.

# developing-countries - Monday 17 October, 2011

Column: Will GM crops save the world, or just make a lot of money?

Modified seeds are touted as the answer to a growing global population – but they come with sinister consequences, writes Kevin Downey.