With the production and handling of sensitive data, humanitarian organisations could be risking the lives of the very people they’re mandated to protect. Yet, they might not even realize it until it is too late.
– An outlook from Kosovo “Freedom from fear is a summary of the whole philosophy and human rights.” Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish diplomat and former UN Secretary General Gender-based violence is a shameful reality in many societies around the world and is unfortunately also present in Kosovo. This phenomenon is deeply rooted in gender inequalities that […]
The rights of indigenous peoples are now recognised by the international community. But when it comes to education, the legacy of past discrimination has not been tackled.
Av: Brita Bamert
Menstruation has historically been, and is still today, a cause of discrimination. Women in the past were separated from public spaces when menstruating and disqualified from most types of work because menstrual blood was seen upon as something dirty and sinful. Today, in the 21st century, Indian women and girls are not allowed to step inside […]
Av: Fredrika Sweno
Despite increased awareness and research showing that climate change is real, peoples concern for the problem has been shown to decrease, including mine. Why do we rather ignore climate change than face it? Per Stoknes presents five main barriers that help us ignore this issue and brings clarity to why many of us rather not […]
Amidst the chaos in contemporary politics with an escalating polarization, another story has passed by relatively quietly. For the first time in decades, during 2016 global hunger increased instead of decreased. The number? Some 38 million people. The Food and Agriculture Organization claims that the reason, contrary to populist belief, is the one-two punch of […]