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September 2011: Nearly 4 million women go "missing" each year. #thinkEQUAL

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Aug 2011: Access to #water & #sanitation is improving in #Africa, says a new study of 32 countries.

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July 2011: 12.4 million ppl suffer from the deadly #drought and food crisis in #HornofAfrica.

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June 2011: We partnered with and to bring #technology to Arab countries.

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May 2011: New study found that by 2025 #emerging economies will account for 50% of global growth.

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April 2011: 36 countries drove innovation at the Apps for Development contest. #opendata #apps4dev

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March 2011: Japan's earthquake and tsunamis claimed at least 15,000 lives.

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Our 2011 countdown continues: Feb 2011: The food price crisis drives 44m ppl into poverty.

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Counting down 2011's biggest events. Jan 2011: #Haiti 's earthquake damages = 120% of Haiti's GDP.

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A snapshot from the World Development Indicators 2010 press conference. #wbmeets http://bit.ly/9zRc5p

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