The Bitter Truth About Chocolate

Date and time: 25 Mar, 17:00 - 18:00

For much of the world, chocolate is pure pleasure. But the long journey from bean to bar is often packed with misery. Can the start-up company Tony's Chocolonely turn the tide? Join us for our Online Quiz and Seminar Discussion on the 25th of March! The documentary “Bitter Chocolate” captures the reality behind the chocolate […]

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March 22, 2021, Events, FUF Lund, Calendar

Innovation for Agenda 2030: Challenge the circular social business model Humanium Metal

Date and time: 26 Nov, 17:00 - 18:00

Register no later than 15:00 pm on the 26th of November: ___ Almost every minute someone in the world is shot and almost every second minute someone dies due to gun related violence, showcasing that this still remains a threat to human life and dignity on a global scale today. "The excessive accumulation of […]

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November 19, 2020, Events, FUF Lund, Calendar, Local group

The Preservation of Sámi Heritage - A Crack in the Facade of Sweden's Moral Authority?

Samiland. Photo: Alexander Cahlenstein, Flickr

Of: Britta Bamert

Sámieatnan duoddariid, dáid sámi mánáid ruovttu galbma geađge guorba guovlu sámi mánáid ruoktu Sámiland's wide expanses home to Sámi children cold barren rocky realm home of Sámi children These are the first lines of the Sámi Artist Sofia Jannok's song, in the English translation named Wide Open Tundra of the Sámiland. The Sámi people represent the indigenous population […]

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June 4, 2018, Paper, English, FUF Lund, Shops

Sex abuse in a humanitarian context - time for a culture shift?

UN Women and partners led a global “Orange the World” campaign to end violence against women and girls last year, which sparked activist movements around the world, like this group composed of civil society, UN and general public members in Rabbat, Morocco, to speak up about violence against women. Photo: Younes El Moumine / UN Women

Of: Lou Darriet

Women throughout history have faced sexual violence in conflict environments, but the recent allegations against humanitarian workers' sexual misconduct might be the beginning of a shift towards fighting gender-based violence worldwide more proactively. Development and humanitarian actors worldwide are stepping up to ensure the safety and security of women and girls in conflict and post […]

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April 14, 2018, Paper, English, FUF Lund, Shops

Consult the users! How toilets impact the fight for gender equality

Access to clean, protected and gender-separated toilets would encourage girls to go to school, also when they are menstruating. Fatehpur Sikri, India. Photo: Flickr, Ignas Kukenys

Of: Elin Fredriksson

When the train from Delhi sets off to the north of India, it passes by long fields on the outskirts of the capital. In the early morning, the passengers of the train can observe how dozens of men and women walk around in the field and eventually bend down to defecate. It is the daily […]

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April 1, 2018, English, FUF Lund, Shops, Report

Women are taking over - female-headed households in Latin America

Conditions for women in Latin America are improving. A portrait of a woman with her child in the Peruvian Andes. Photo: stock photography

Of: Jonathan Wirth's

A study in Latin America found that, given equal conditions, female household heads experience better living conditions than their male counterparts. The number of female-headed households has increased rapidly over the last decades as more and more people diverge from traditional relationships and livelihood arrangements. What does this mean for development actors and how is […]

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March 22, 2018, Paper, English, FUF Lund, Shops