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Fortnightly links: sustaining escapes from poverty, the fog of war, Google staff protest, FGM in East Africa, and more

By Terence Wood and Sachini Muller

ODI has an interesting new paper on sustaining escapes from poverty.

The McLeod Group Blog talks about the tensions between development work and diplomacy, and consequences for aid effectiveness.

Google staff staged an unprecedented series of walkouts last week in protest of the company’s treatment of women.

An article in the British Medical Journal’s Global Health Blog explores the challenges of fake news for humanitarian actors in conflict zones – ‘the fog of war’.

Gallup reports on a new survey, which reveals just how low subjective well-being is in Afghanistan.

The Guardian reports on the decline of FGM in East Africa. The associated journal article is here, and shows just how varied rates of change have been between different countries in Africa and the Middle East.

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