After A Revolution, Back to The Kitchen: Women in the Aftermath of the Arab Uprising

By Manoj Kr. Bhusal

When the heydays of the Arab Spring have subdued; that promising, bright and mesmerizing picture of the Arab world has started to fade. Contrary to popular expectations outside the Arab World, the Islamist fundamentalist and semi-fundamentalists dominate the elected bodies in the post-revolutionary Arab states.

In Front of Finnish Parliament: A Fight Against Death, Deportation and Compassion Fatigue

By Manoj Bhusal & Saila Ohranen

As sovereign states, countries are free to decide whom to welcome inside their territories, but if global responsibility is a part of the puzzle, many countries in Europe will have to do a serious soul-searching to recover from what we might call now a pervasive compassion fatigue.

NGO in Focus: Will Khan Academy Revolutionise Global Education?

by Avijita Kharel Through a free online collection of more than 2,600 micro lectures, the Khan Academy tutors mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics and computer science. GSDM...
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Janakpur Handicraft: Weaving a Better Future in Rural Nepal

Janakpur Handicraft Centre supports economically backward women in Nepal by giving them training, employment and other opportunities to get empowered.
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Hit the Hardest: the Children Orphaned by Ebola

By Debora Di Dio Although the number of Ebola infections is slowing down, the crisis has created urgent needs in child protection, education, health and livelihoods across West Africa. In small rural villages, the children orphaned by Ebola remain vulnerable to stigmatization, hunger, malnutrition, and in some cases violence.

Distant Voices: Design and Development from an Alternative Perspective

By Carl Harrison

For the first time this book asks pertinent questions, about the nature of product in its non-western context, the social, cultural, political and economic reasons why many producers within the developing world appear to be unwilling or unable to forge creative directions of their own.