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My top 10 life changing ‘good news’ trends from 2013

Recent debates on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and on the measurement of human development have highlighted a series of highly significant and life enhancing developments as regards people’s most basic human needs in recent decades.  Despite ongoing injustice and inequality (the latter increasing year on year) millions of the

10 best female pioneers?

image: We Can Do It poster by Howard J. Miller (1943) Yesterday UK newspaper The Observer updated its The 10 Best… series by launching the 10 best female pioneers of all time. In their opinion the top 10 female pioneers of trailblazing women, from suffragettes to style icons are:

Development Education: roots and values

Recent years have witnessed many ongoing calls for a ‘definitive definition’ of development education (DE) and failing that for abandoning the term in favour of, inter alia, human rights education, education for sustainable development or global education etc. The argument is often put forward that ‘development education’ remains ill-defined (this

International Women’s Day: reminding ourselves why and what it stands for

Colm Regan presents 10 resources to explore International Women’s Day, celebrated globally every  year on March 8th. IWD was created in 1910 but only recognised by the UN in 1975. There are the very obvious reasons why we continue to mark International Women’s Day. The core reality being that gender