DiA blogger, Jessica Kempner recently attended the screening of All Government Lie at the Human Rights Watch film festival. The film is a tribute...
One of the greatest myths perpetuated in the media is that prostitution is illegal. It is in fact, legal in various forms in various...
Last month, the BBC aired Panorama Documentary Sleepless Britain by Jenny Kleeman. Ross Bright explores the issues regarding social media and its potential risks...
On 8th November 2016, Donald Trump was hours away from becoming President-elect. But in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was staging an ambush of his own. During a televised announcement, he declared that all 500 and 1000 rupee notes would cease to be legal tender the following day. He also outlined a 50-day period in which voided currency could be deposited into a bank account, or exchanged for newly printed 500 and 2000 rupee notes. Jesse Hope investigates the impact it has had on the rich and poor in India, and whether it actually has tackled India’s Black Money dilemma.
Across Africa more than a trillion of dollars of aid and investment remains unaccounted for due to corruption and theft, leaving doubts about the success of development programs, and raising questions about the future of aid in Africa.
One of Obama’s final actions in office was to lift sanctions on Sudan, a country with which the United States had nearly 20 years...
In this article, Allana Yurko assesses why linguistic diversity is being lost and its consequences for economic development.
Named as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, it is hard to believe Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef began his career on YouTube. Anahita Hossein-Pour reviews Tickling Giants, a new film about his life and infamous TV show.
Brexit has been built on the promise of immigration control. But as Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50, could she be making a huge economic mistake?
Global health is key to meeting the SDGs, but the availability of palliative and end of life care in developing countries is still too low, argues Shefali Shah
A Trump wall will create different situations for Latin Americans on both sides of the border, but it is not a solution to anything, argues Brita Søreng
As Adama Barrow promises widespread reform in The Gambia, David Johnstone examines democracy in West Africa
On International Women’s Day Rosa Brown profiles a Bristol-based NGO working to end forced marriage and FGM in Ghana and Tanzania
Volunteer workshop leader Josh Bullen writes about his recent experience delivering a DiA workshop on gender equality
On Tuesday Donald Trump announced plans for 37 percent cuts to foreign aid budgets in favour of military spending. Conall Brown investigates Trump’s controversial foreign policy, as America First begins to bite
Tonight’s episode of Call the Midwife on BBC One will feature a pregnant Somali woman, Nadifa, who has undergone female genital mutilation. DiA youth workshop leader Josh Bullen gives us the facts we need to know about FGM
In the week of the Brexit debate in the House of Lords, Sam Griffith argues that a post-Brexit Britain can defend human rights abroad while engaging in trade deals. Whether it will is another matter
You want to work in development. How do you make the best choice at the end of your undergraduate degree? Our team has a few tips
Allana Yurko argues that the Nigerian education system is still suffering from the impact of British colonial rule