09.03.20

Rural Poverty and Rural Assets

Evidence from Tanzania Poverty and prosperity are multi-dimensional. Using single indicators of poverty will produce distorted pictures of well-being. We show that, in rural Tanzania, one of the most common measures of poverty can systematically exclude important forms of wealth. We also show that, while the perspective change in assets offers is useful, assets are […]

10.10.18

How radio can help empower women in Niger

In Niger, women experience widespread gender inequality, and child marriage is common. See how radio, as a vehicle for information, is being used as a tool for women’s empowerment.

12.04.18

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.

01.02.18

Methodologies Of The Urban Periphery: Defining And Researching Urban African Peripheries

a comparative study of peri-urban areas in South Africa and Ethiopia

31.01.18

Lost in translation

Language concordance between nurse and patient enhances care

19.12.17

Aid scepticism isn’t damaging donations to international charities – but it might in future

This blog post is about the possible future effects of aid scepticism on donations to international charities and was originally written on The Conversation by Nicola Banks.