Comme l’a bien dit Paulo Freire, dans son livre intitulé ‘Pédagogie de l’autonomie’, les pauvres et les exploités peuvent et doivent analyser leur réalité et leurs problèmes, fixer leurs propres objectifs, et faire le
suivi de leurs réalisations.
It was 1994. South Africa was in the hype of its first democratic election. Reconstruction and development was the buzz word emanating from the newly elected government’s rhetoric.
A buzz word so apt, as I, too, was going through reconstruction and development. After years of waiting, I had started the process of undergoing gender reassignment [...]
“The future is today aged 10 and it’s an adolescent girl,” Kate Gilmore, deputy executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), said in an interview with IPS in Johannesburg.
Gilmore discussed the impact on African youth of the last two decades of action on sexual and reproductive health and equal access to education [...]
“Other readers also suggested that I put the amount in the context of the city budget. $1 billion is actually [...]
When Ugandan teenager Jackline Kemigisha was sexually abused at the age of 15 and infected with HIV, the health professional who diagnosed her disclosed her status to her family without Jackline’s consent. This was a result of a policy requiring parents’ consent before starting antiretroviral therapy for someone who is under 18.
Subsequently, Jackline’s father [...]
In reporting on economic issues, numbers often lie.
Well, OK, let’s not blame the numbers themselves. Let’s not even assume that the intent of those who deploy them is to deceive.
We’re still facing a pervasive problem: numbers and especially dollar figures without context – the fraction of the larger numbers of which [...]
Any contemporary story on development in Asia-Pacific begins with reflection on massive gains achieved in the fight against poverty. The incidence of people living at less than 1.25 dollars a day fell from 54.5 percent in 1990 to 20.7 percent in 2010, with the number of extreme poor declining from 1.48 billion [...]
Seattle, Washington, EEUU
El debate sobre la migración a Estados Unidos ¿le extraña? Pues, acuérdese de la Línea Maginot.
In a day and age where people celebrate everything exposed on open platforms, social networks and the streets, “show everything or show nothing at all” is what we live by.
Strangely, our social media culture promotes and celebrates such behavior, where people always feel the need to share what they [...]
Of the seven billion people in the world, 1.5 billion live in situations of conflict and fragility. The g7+ is a voluntary association bringing together ministers and policy makers from fragile and conflict affected situations to share experiences on the common challenges their countries face. These lessons help advocate for the forming of global, [...]
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