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A Nobel Prize for Political Science

The awarding of the Nobel Prize in Economics to Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson surprised many, and not just because Ms Ostrom is the first woman honoured with it. Observers…

The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights

“If we listen to the voices of poor people, we will hear about the abuse and insecurity that keeps them poor,” said Irene Khan, Amnesty International’s first female secretary general,…