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Nepal – Nepali Women Embrace Opportunity to Change Society

LWF Partners on Women’s Rights LALITPUR, Nepal/GENEVA, 8 March 2012 (LWI)- It was a shock for Manmaya Shrestha when her husband broke his legs in a farming accident 15 years ago in Nepal’s rural Lalitpur district and her family lost … Continue reading

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South Sudan – from a tent in cattle country

LWF Worker Coordinates Relief Work in Jonglei State, South Sudan JUBA, South Sudan/GENEVA, 27 February 2012 (LWI) – Michael Mading reported back to work at the office of The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in Juba on 4 January after spending … Continue reading

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Central America – LWF Welcomes UN Call for Protection of Human Rights Workers in Honduras

Latin American Churches Working on Human Rights Network TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras/GENEVA, 17 February 2012 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has welcomed a preliminary United Nations report on human rights violations in Honduras that urges protection of human rights workers, … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – Wife of UN Secretary General visits the LWF Jerusalem campus

Mrs. Ban Soon-taek, wife of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, visits the LWF Jerusalem campus Mrs. Ban Soon-taek, wife of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, visited the Lutheran World Federation’s campus in East Jerusalem on February 2, 2012.  Mrs. Ban, … Continue reading

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South Sudan – Treating the Symptoms and Causes

LWF Meets Immediate Needs while Addressing Causes of Poverty in South Sudan JUBA, South Sudan/GENEVA, 3 February 2012 (LWI) – There is a general rule that a person can live for three minutes without air, three days without water and … Continue reading

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South Sudan – Fleeing to a Safer Place

The Story of Manyok and His Family in South Sudan BOR, South Sudan/GENEVA, 30 January 2012 (LWI) – Manyok is the father of a Dinka family living in Jonglei State, South Sudan. He married his wife Rebecca two years ago … Continue reading

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South Sudan – Aid Reaching Those in Need

More Help Needed to Prevent Humanitarian Disaster JUBA, South Sudan/GENEVA 25 January 2012 (LWI) – Humanitarian organizations, including The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), have added emergency aid programs to their ongoing work in South Sudan in response to inter-ethnic fighting … Continue reading

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