Category: Education

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...
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DiA Interview | Hilary Benn

Ex-Secretary of State for International Development and current Chair of the Exiting the European Union Select Committee Hilary Benn talks to Luke Humphrey
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Achieving education for all

This week is International Education Week, a chance to observe progress made in global education, but barriers to a quality education remain both in...
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I am not who you think I am

Rabia Nasimi explores the recent hardening of attitudes towards refugees and challenges preconceived ideas about why refugees come to the UK

Migration: brain drain

The loss of skilled and educated individuals can slow a country’s progress and is especially damaging to the developing world. Sammy Fookes explores the...

The End of Boko Haram (Part One)

In 2015, the Internationally-based Institute for Economics and Peace released their Global Terrorism Index, which identified Boko Haram as the deadliest terrorist group in...

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...

Does Democracy Deliver Development?

In the mountains of Afghanistan, American capitalism won its jihad against Soviet communism. Moscow’s tentacles could no longer cling onto those imprisoned behind the...