Reporting for @devex on #development out of the @UN and #NYC. Former freelancer with eye on impact - #health, #climate, #politics. #cuj14.

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Amy Lieberman is an award-winning journalist based in New York City. Her coverage on politics, social justice issues, development and climate change has appeared in a variety of international news outlets, including The Guardian, Slate and The Atlantic. She has reported from the U.N. Headquarters...

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RT @devex: 86% of aid workers know a colleague who has experienced work-related sexual violence. The key to lowering this numb…
More than 130 communities in #WestVirginia lack safe drinking water. The state needs to look at #globaldev models for low cost solutions that can be used in the #USA, but right now don't exist, community tells @Alston_UNSR #USApoverty #SDGs
#WestVirginia has the country’s highest rate of low birth weight in newborns, and one maternal/fetal medical specialist. The #OpioidEpidemic has “catapulted” all of the health problems facing the state, health workers and experts tell @Alston_UNSR #USApoverty #SDGs
Normally, #humanrights visits by #UN experts are done in the context of right to #healthcare, #housing, etc. In #USA "we're not doing that," @Alston_UNSR says. "It causes too many debates." Focus instead is on #civirights, constitution. "No one attacks that." #USApoverty #SDGs
Here with @Alston_UNSR on final leg on his visit across #USA in #West Virginia, a state that is accustomed to #poverty tourism he says. Criminalization of poverty, #health and the #environment all to be discussed today with local experts and activists #USApoverty #SDGs https://t.co/Zi98EDnqZt
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