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Researchers in Canada, Israel and India believe music can offer clues about the ability of the brain to transfer learning.
November 25 marks the first of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

When Nyirangaruye Dancilla was widowed she turned to producing banana wine to avoid destitution. Now income from this business enables this Rwandan farmer to save money while contributing to her family’s living expenses.

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IDRC funds research that supports gender equality and facilitates women’s empowerment.
While armed shootouts are increasingly rare in Tabajaras/Cabritos, long-time residents now worry that the neighbourhood is no longer theirs.
Women are significantly underrepresented in science, making up only 28% of all researchers globally — and the disparity is even greater in the fields of natural sciences and engineering.
Coding Rights leverages creative feminist approaches to support online rights.
SAIC was a global research program that brought leading experts together to help understand the drivers of urban violence.
According to a UN fact-finding mission, some 700,000 people lost their homes, livelihoods, or both in what many believed was an effort to punish the regime’s opposition supporters.
SAIC experts explored poverty, violence, and inequality in 40 cities across Latin America, South Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa.