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Today, skilled health workers are present at nearly 80% of live births worldwide, up from 62% in 2005. This means more women survive giving birth.

Chile to ban plastic bags

Chile presents a new law to ban the sale of plastic bags in the entire country. The ban is to come into force next year.

Slums smaller part of world cities

Since 2000, the share of urban residents living in slums dropped from nearly 30% to 23%. However, the absolute number of people living in slums increased.

Nepal on the rise

Last year, Nepal’s economy grew by 7.5%. The growth is due to construction efforts after the 2015 earthquake, a good monsoon, and trade with India.

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What do California, Rwanda and Morocco have in common? They have all turned the plastic bag down It has become so unpopular to use land mines that most states refuse to use the unpredictable weapons. This month, the treaty against land mines celebrates its 20th birthday, and it is one of the best examples of how people pressure can change the world.

Analysis: Paul, the princess, and the people cracked the land mine problem

It has become so unpopular to use land mines that most states refuse to use the unpredictable weapons. This month, the treaty against land mines celebrates its 20th birthday, and it is one of the best examples of how people pressure can change the world.

Finance can become one of the most important actors to solve some of the world's greatest challenges.

Investors want to improve the world too

Finance can become one of the most important actors to solve some of the world's greatest challenges.

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