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7th December 2018

Tony Daly presents a run-down of the top blogs of the year based on reader popularity.

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Female Genital Mutilation

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

The “Girl Effect” and women’s rights

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

Worst countries for sick children

A new report – health workers index – published by UK NGO Save the Children lists those countries worldwide in which it is most dangerous

The Food Vendor

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.

Cartoon satire of ‘development’

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 First Grader

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

The Guardian website Global Development section

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 25th May 2011

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

Welcome to the DevelopmentEducation.ie Blog

Welcome to our blog! Check here regularly for commentaries, news items, development related images, videos and links to interesting and interactive websites, various events and much