Stories of Change
Showcasing action projects, advocacy and community campaigns.
Highlighting the work of physiotherapists who live and work in the Global South – a photo exhibition by Emma McCarthy
A public project that invited the public to consider how a cocoon becomes a butterfly, creating art that expressed their hopes for the future of the world as we emerge from isolation under a global pandemic
How to take action on gender equality from the Irish Girl Guides movement – a girl guide’s perspective by Amy McAuley
For Teachers & Educators
Materials and guides for educators in formal and non-formal education, including primary, post primary, youth settings and community education.
On the 25th anniversary of the most progressive agenda to advance women’s rights across the world, Ciara Regan introduces the Beijing Platform for action, summarises progress to date and suggests 5 activities for classroom use.
A summary for teachers and educators with key ideas, debates and activities relating to the chocolate industry, ethical food production such as Fairtrade and the ongoing realities of child labour in the cocoa trade, by Colm Regan
2020 has been a year like no other, in particular as a result of the Black Lives Matter movement in the US and its subsequent impact on race issues globally. Toni Pyke unpacks the moment and presents an educator’s guide, having witnessed the realities of racial segregation in South Africa.
What The Fact?
Sorting facts from fiction on key human rights and international development issues
What’s the ‘Shadow Pandemic’? Has there really been a global surge in gender-based violence against women and girls?
What is vaccine inequality all about? ‘What The Fact?’ investigates.
In the centre of the battle over reliable information and the Covid-19 ‘infodemic’, the World Health Organization released an update to its mythbusters advice to the public. Take a look.
Issues & Topics
Our background primers on the big issues.
Was Macron’s recent visit to Kigali a genuine attempt to mark a postcolonial relationship between France and Rwanda? A report by Aoife Mc Donald
Toni Pyke surveys the landscape on progress, setbacks, inequality made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic and suggests 10 things you can do on International Women’s Day
Explore the map of repressive governments and a number of private companies that have exploited the coronavirus health crisis to further their own agendas at the expense of human rights, based on Trócaire’s documentary ‘Never Waste a Crisis’
Debating Development Issues
Key issues, debated.
Considering the motion of the finals, that The Trump Presidency will be a blessing in disguise for Africa, the stage was well set for an evening of explosive energy, heated exchanges, facts (yes facts STILL matter)
Currently, we are (over)dependent on fossil fuels to heat our homes, run our cars, power our offices, industry and manufacturing, and respond to our insatiable desire to power all of our electrical goods
The modern fairtrade movement is now some 50 years old and has a significant history and track record reflected in current debates, arguments and criticisms.