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Take a look at what our correspondents will be covering this week with stories on female genital mutilation, India's devastating floods and women rebels in Colombia
"I see the fear of the rains in the eyes of many I meet over the seven days I travel in this devastated region"
Women are the core of African farming, so why do they get less information about climate- smart practices than men?
From the devastating aftermath of the floods in the Indian state of Uttarakhand to the high cost of ignoring reproductive health, take a look at what our correspondents are writing about this week
"The best antidote to those who destroy is to build. Of stones in Afghanistan there are plenty, and we won’t leave any stone unturned"
Disabled villagers form group to start a dry-season garden
As this year’s Atlantic Hurricane season gets underway, the Caribbean adopts a tool to screen investments for climate vulnerability
Author of Sex and the Citadel is cautiously optimistic events in Egypt will benefit the country in the long-term but the road to democracy is long and bumpy
Better warnings, river monitoring and weather forecasting could have helped prevent scores of deaths in mountainous India and Nepal
In 2001, African leaders pledged to halt the spread of HIV, TB and malaria - this month, that promise must be turned into action and resources
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Small farmers can play a key role in finding solutions to climate constraints
The recent floods in northern India have brought out the best and the worst in those involved, from heroic rescuers and shopkeepers generous or greedy to politicians grabbing the limelight and hindering relief efforts
From India's deadly floods, to an exclusive report on climate change and a look at women's rights in the United States, see what our correspondents are working on this week
We must start planning for future scenarios far removed from anything we have experienced in the past
The current outbreak in the Horn of Africa is a prime example of the importance of full funding to combat polio, writes Paul Martin, former prime minister of Canada and polio survivor.
Free sex information service in Uganda fails to curb risky behaviour, researchers find
A lot of progress has been made in addressing malnutrition. Now it's time to translate it into measurable successes
New development framework must centre on safe, healthy and well-educated children
"Today we are at a turning point for making historical gains in Liberia’s health sector – where no child dies of malaria and every mother living with HIV can give birth to HIV-negative children" - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf