Category: Children

A charity that deserves to sparkle

As part of our series on small UK NGOs and charities, Christy O’Neil profiles The Sparkle Foundation, an organisation supporting communities in Malawi, one...

The fate of child soldiers

Recent news has demonstrated that Aegis, a British security firm, has been hiring child soldiers. Here, Vanessa Cameron discusses new research that asks what...

The Cost of Convenience

The developing world produces many of the products that the developed world consumers. Alexander Alley addresses one firms shocking production practices and questions whether...

Gender (inequality) and (under)Development

Severe criticism of the Washington consensus ushered the development of the post-Washington consensus. Despite being narrated as a paradigm shift in development policy, the...

FGM: is action finally being taken?

It’s cutting season. With the UK summer school holidays, hundreds of girls could be at risk of being sent abroad and subjected to Female...