Liisa Leeve - THINK ABOUT IT http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/index.php/think3/post TH!NK ABOUT IT #3 en krennie1@gmail.com Copyright 2012 2012-03-07T23:11:51+00:00 Liisa Leeve - From rags to riches - it can be done! http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/from_rags_to_riches/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/from_rags_to_riches/#When:10:16:03Z This week Finland was ranked as the best country in the world. But less than a hundred years ago Finland was still a developing country. Media 2010-08-18T10:16:03+00:00 Liisa Leeve - New Legislation to Reduce Trade in Conflict Minerals http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/new_legislation_to_reduce_trade_in_conflict_minerals/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/new_legislation_to_reduce_trade_in_conflict_minerals/#When:12:44:22Z Financial regulation passed last week in the US senate includes a clause on regulating trade in minerals from the Congo Trade 2010-07-23T12:44:22+00:00 Liisa Leeve - One in five Finns wants to cut development aid http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/one_in_five_finns_wants_to_cut_development_aid/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/one_in_five_finns_wants_to_cut_development_aid/#When:11:32:13Z Global financial crisis has created critical attitudes towards helping those in need in other countries. Aid 2010-07-16T11:32:13+00:00 Liisa Leeve - Young people taking control over HIV/AIDS http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/young_people_taking_control_over_hiv_aids/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/young_people_taking_control_over_hiv_aids/#When:10:47:15Z UNAIDS reports a 25% drop in HIV infection rate among young people in the 15 most affected countries. Health 2010-07-14T10:47:15+00:00 Liisa Leeve - Fair Trade and football - a perfect match http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/fair_trade_and_football_-_a_perfect_match/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/fair_trade_and_football_-_a_perfect_match/#When:07:02:20Z Fair Trade farm supports football ethusiasm among workers in South-Africa. Trade 2010-06-17T07:02:20+00:00 Liisa Leeve - Finnish NGO Women’s Bank enabling change at the grass-root http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/finnish_ngo_womens_bank_enabling_change_at_the_grass-root/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/finnish_ngo_womens_bank_enabling_change_at_the_grass-root/#When:13:56:04Z Women are running community banks and making sustainable development a reality for themselves. Equality 2010-06-15T13:56:04+00:00 Liisa Leeve - The sex industry in Thailand – a problem or a profession? http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/the_sex_industry_in_thailand_a_problem_or_a_profession/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/the_sex_industry_in_thailand_a_problem_or_a_profession/#When:09:45:59Z The sex industry is a huge source of income for Southeast Asian countries. Its side effects include human trafficking and child abuse. Equality 2010-04-21T09:45:59+00:00 Liisa Leeve - New study says maternal death rates decreasing http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/new_study_says_maternal_death_rates_decreasing/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/new_study_says_maternal_death_rates_decreasing/#When:11:46:05Z Progress is made towards acheving one of the Millenium Development Goals set by the United Nations Health 2010-04-15T11:46:05+00:00 Liisa Leeve - Fighting for the rights of domestic workers in Peru http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/fighting_for_the_rights_of_domestic_workers_in_peru/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/fighting_for_the_rights_of_domestic_workers_in_peru/#When:17:10:00Z Young girls from poor rural areas of the country end up as slave labour in the city. Equality 2010-04-08T17:10:00+00:00 Liisa Leeve - Defining sustainable development http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/definitions_of_sustainable_development/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/definitions_of_sustainable_development/#When:10:52:30Z Sustainable development means helping people help themselves Aid 2010-04-01T10:52:30+00:00