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Launching 10 Myths About World Hunger – sorting facts from fiction

Today is World Food Day and we are delighted to launch a new pocket-booklet, 10 Myths About World Hunger as part of a new series that looks to sort facts from fiction on key global development, human rights and justice issues. Check out the quick guide to lesson plan ideas

1 in 8 – Human Dignity

According to the 2012 State of Food Insecurity in the World (published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation), 870 million people representing 12.5% of world population were ‘chronically undernourished’ in 2010 – 2012 ( This represents 1 in 8 people on our planet at a time when the world

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

No ethnical defence can be made for preserving a cultural practice that damages women’s health and interferes with their sexuality Nahld Toubia MD (a physician from Sudan and clinical professor in the Centre for Sexual Pleasure and Health’s Population and Family Health department) Today, February 6th, is the UN International

11 Key International Reports – a guide

Obtaining up-to-date information, facts, figures as well as case studies and viewpoints on important current development and human rights issues has never been easier. Apart from being available on the Internet, such materials are easily accessed through a number of important international reports which are published annually or bi-annually. This

Millennium Development Goals

In 2000 the UN Millennium Declaration was adopted at the largest ever meeting of heads of state and committed those countries – rich and poor – to doing all they could to eradicate poverty. Promote human dignity and equality and achieve peace, democracy and environmental sustainability. World leaders agreed to

Junior Cycle User Guide

Development education is a cross curricular activity. That’s not to say that it can’t be taught in a single subject area – many teachers use DE as part of completing curriculum strands or as stimulus material for energising students or building class projects. DE can be flexibly used in many

Using Resources to Explore Issues

Cartoons Photographs Maps Statistics International Reports Case Studies Information Technology [nextpage title=”Cartoons”] Using political cartoons in development and human rights education Political cartoons can be a particularly valuable resource for development and human rights education. They, at their best, encapsulate some very complex issues, different viewpoints and some of the