A few weeks ago we were treated to a letter by the The Irish Times’ new editor, Kevin O’Sullivan, welcoming the soon-to-take place birth of
The new and updated Hunger section is now online! Take a look.
Female Genital Mutilation is a hugely contentious issue worldwide. According to a report published by the WHO, UNESCO, UNIFEM and others, FGM is practiced in
2011 saw the publication of two reports on international ‘risk’; one published early in the year by the Risks Report Network of the World Economic
The “Girl Effect” and women’s rights Whether you agree with it or not the “girl effect” has become something of a phenomenon and popular catchphrase
In a world of obscene inequality we like to think things are getting better and, in some areas, things are indeed improving – literacy, girl’s
A new report – health workers index – published by UK NGO Save the Children lists those countries worldwide in which it is most dangerous
Check out the “The Food Vendor,” a story illustrating staple foods around the world and the issues of rising food prices as experienced by the poor.
What is ‘development’? What is done in the name of development? Who ‘does’ development and who is it done to? These are just some of
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is the representative body for national voluntary youth work organisations in Ireland, represents and supports the interests of
The First Grader tells the true story of an 83 year old Mau Mau veteran, Margue, who is desperate to learn to read and write
British newspaper the Guardian, in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, offer a comprehensive up-to-date global development section on their website. The site
Africa Day, initiated by the African Union and supported by Irish Aid since 2008, falls on the 25th of May every year. To celebrate Africa
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