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  2. Ministry of National Development (Singapore) - Wikipedia

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    History. The ministry was established after the 1959 legislative assembly elections.It was originally composed of departments previously under the Ministry of Local Government, Land and Housing, Ministry of Communications and Works, the City Council and Rural Board (Architectural and Buildings Surveyors Section), and Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Fisheries, Veterinary Services and Rural ...

  3. NAACP - Wikipedia

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    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells.

  4. Malala Fund - Wikipedia

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    Malala Fund is an international, non-profit organization that advocates for girls' education. It was co-founded by Malala Yousafzai , the Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate, and her father, Ziauddin .

  5. International Monetary Fund - Wikipedia

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    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international financial institution, headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of 190 countries.Its stated mission is "working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world."

  6. MATCH International Women's Fund - Wikipedia

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    The MATCH International Women's Fund is also a founding member of the Win-Win Coalition, which advocates and supports for the empowerment and advancement of women by adding resources and by cross-sector collaboration. The Win-Win Strategies partners with the assets of funds and organizations to empower women globally through business.

  7. National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 - Wikipedia

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    Academic research has focused on many dimensions of the NREGA: economic security, self-targeting, women's empowerment, asset creation, corruption, how the scheme impacts agricultural wages. An early overall assessment in 2008 in six north Indian states suggested that NREGA was "making a difference to the lives of the rural poor, slowly but surely."

  8. For the People Act - Wikipedia

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    The For the People Act, introduced as H.R. 1, is a bill in the United States Congress intended to expand voting rights, change campaign finance laws to reduce the influence of money in politics, ban partisan gerrymandering, and create new ethics rules for federal officeholders.

  9. Economic development - Wikipedia

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    Gender Empowerment Measure. The Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM) focuses on aggregating various indicators that focus on capturing the economic, political, and professional gains made by women. The GEM is composed of just three variables: income earning power, share in professional and managerial jobs, and share of parliamentary seats.