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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

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 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series

Development Economics – Question What you Read

What does it mean to critically engage with what you read and why does it matter? Emily Ramsay investigates microfinancing in development economics – the good, the bad and the neoliberal

The Expression Recession

From the 2019 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series Final Five, Ronan Daly explores the erosion of freedom of expression and the potential subsequent impacts

Corruption Redefined

Conor O’Brien, a 2019 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series Final Five finalist, explores corruption in its many guises.

Check out more posts from contributors to the series.