100 years of Save the Children UK: what have we learned?
Mike Aaronson reflects on a recent conference examining the interplay between politics, humanitarianism, and children’s rights through the lens of the 100 year history of Save the Children UK (SCUK).
Sex crimes, evangelism and the collective guilt of American intervention in Africa
Mathew Lane Durham’s sexual abuse of orphans in Kenya exposes a deeper disfunction with American voluntourism and Christian outreach in Africa.
Oxfam Sex Scandal: (In)human(e)itarianism and the hypersexualised “adultification” of black girls
The recent revelations of sexual exploitation by representatives of British humanitarian aid organisations in Haiti and South Sudan.
Part Two: Are we there yet? Lighting fires: burning some of the assumptions about childhood
In his second blog in the ‘Are we there yet? series, Mark Waddington, CEO of the NGO Hope and Homes for Children, questions some of our assumptions about ‘childhood’ and how we define it.
Part One: Are we there yet? Has our definition of poverty reached its sell-by date?
In a series of blogs, Mark Waddington, CEO of the NGO, Hope and Homes for Children, challenges some of the widely held views on poverty, childhood & the role of aid in addressing child poverty. In this re-blog, the first in the series, he asks if our definition of poverty reached its sell-by date.
Combining social photography and the SDGs in Huanchaco, Peru
A collaborative project between the Otra Cosa Network and FairMail, the ‘Nuestra Voz’ exhibition has given a voice to marginalised young people in the global South.