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Release of Liberia Human Rights Data

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Benetech team worked closely with the team at the Liberian TRC, who did an incredible job of collecting data about human rights violations during Liberia's civil conflict. Tags: HRDAG dataset human rights TRC Liberia. We are excited about the commitment to transparency and science demonstrated by this data release.

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Benetech and the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Benetech Analyzes Human Rights Data for the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission A Guest Beneblog post by Kristen Cibelli Our team at the Benetech Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG) has recently concluded a three-year project with Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission to help clarify Liberia's violent history.

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Tech Impact Receives $200,000 Grant

TechImpact

William Kendima moved from Liberia to the United States in 2005. While in Liberia, Kendima never used a computer; however, through dedication, hard work, and a little help from ITWorks , Kendima’s dream of working in IT has been realized. Tech Impact’s Anthony Pisapia on left, and Patrick Calihan on right.

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UpEnergy: cool for-profit social enterprise

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

They are already active in Africa and Latin America, in countries like Uganda, Rwanda, Liberia, El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The founding team includes leaders from each of the first three Gold Standard clean cookstove projects (and these projects delivered more than half a million stoves). The economics are compelling.

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Benetech Human Rights Data Analysts Uncover Critical Evidence

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The past year of research by HRDAG analysts has supported key criminal prosecutions and uncovered the truth about political violence in Guatemala, Iran, Colombia, Chad and Liberia.

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Win 2 Tickets to the Global Fund for Women 20th Anniversary Gala

Have Fun - Do Good

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Honorable President of Liberia, as well as women leaders from Colombia, South Africa, Malaysia, Liberia, Bosnia/Herzogovina and Egypt will be honored at the event. Ann Curry, News Anchor for The Today Show , and Co-Anchor of Dateline NBC will emcee.

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Ebola Fighters Enlist Texts in Bid to Curb Outbreak - Bloomberg

AFP Blog

Ebola Fighters Enlist Texts in Bid to Curb Outbreak - Bloomberg : "Aid workers in Liberia tried out a new tool this week to contain the world’s worst Ebola outbreak: the text message." ''via Blog this'''

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