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Human Development Report 2011: Sustainability and Equity – A Better Future for All

Year: 2011 | Published by: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The 2011 Human Development Report (HDR) themed on ‘Sustainability and Equity’, argues that sustainability and equity (e.g. social justice) must—and …

Leave It Out: Developing anti-homophobic bullying practice in schools

Year: 2008 | Published by: Save the Children

A resource to help change attitudes and behaviours within the school community.

Global Education Guidelines – a Handbook for Educators to Understand and Implement Global Education

Year: 2010 | Published by: North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council of Europe

The Global Education guidelines is meant to be a pedagogical tool to support educators from formal and non-formal sectors to …

The Bottom Billion

Year: 2007 | Published by: Oxford University Press

In this latest book, former World Bank economist Paul Collier has identified fifty eight stagnating countries where nearly one billion …


Year: 1971

“Maru” is set in a remote village in Botswana in the 1960s. The novel is an examination of racial prejudice …

A Fine Balance

Year: 1995

Critics have lauded this book as one of the greatest novels of the late 20th century. Set in Bombay (now …

Burger’s Daughter

Year: 1979 | Published by: Viking Press

Set in South Africa during the apartheid regime, this novel is about the beginning of a young white woman’s political …

The Famished Road

Year: 1991 | Published by: Anchor Books

Ben Okri’s Booker prize-winning novel draws on the Nigerian belief in “spirit children” who die and are continuously reborn.

In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu’s Congo

Year: 2000 | Published by: Fourth Estate London

This thrilling book recounts the extravagant tyranny of Mobutu Sese Seko, who ruled Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo) for …

The Grass is Singing

Year: 1950 | Published by: Thomas Y. Crowell Company

This is Lessing’s first novel and tells the story of Dick and Mary Turner, ‘white’ farmers in a remote part …

Country of My Skull

Year: 1998 | Published by: Random House

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in South Africa oversaw three committees dealing with human rights violations, reparations and amnesty …

Do They Hear You When You Cry

Year: 1999 | Published by: Bantam

The 17-year-old Fauziya Kassindja made headlines in 1996 when she was the first female to be granted asylum in the …

Don’t Let’s Go To The Dogs Tonight

Year: 2002 | Published by: MacMillan

Alexander Fuller’s much-talked-about memoir records her childhood in war-torn Africa, with a focus on the difficult relationships between settlers and …


Year: 1999 | Published by: Secker and Warburg

This Booker Prize winning novel set in post-apartheid South Africa, is about redemption, the shift in political power and the …

King Leopold’s Ghost

Year: 2002 | Published by: Pax

When US historian Adam Hochschild published his award winning account of the brutal plunder of the Congo it raised a …

God Grew Tired of Us

Year: 2006 | Published by: Lost Boys of Sudan, National Geographic Films, Silver Nitrate Pictures

Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, the film God …

Allah is not Obliged

Year: 2007 | Published by: Anchor

‘Allah is not obliged to be fair about the things he does on earth.’ These are the words from the …

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2010

Year: 2010 | Published by: United Nations

This report is the United Nations annual assessment of global progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. It analyses each Millennium …

State of the world population report 2011: People and Possibilities in a World of 7 Billion People

Year: 2011 | Published by: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

This report looks at the dynamics behind the numbers. It explains the trends that are defining our world of 7 …

World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development

Year: 2011

The World Bank publishes its annual World Development Report (WDR) with a focus a different specific development challenge each year. …