It’s not as easy as going back home

Camp for internally displaced people in Democratic Republic of Congo, 2017 Photo: UN Women/Carlos Ngeleka, Flickr

Av: Emily Elderfield

According to UNHCR, 1 percent of the world’s population is currently displaced due to conflict or persecution – that’s one in every 100 people who’ve been forced to leave home. When you think of civilians affected by conflict, you probably think of refugees fleeing their country in search of a safer life. However, many people […]

23 juni, 2021, Chronicle, Magazine

Bridging the Rural Literacy Divide

Rural areas face a double burden in securing traditional and digital literacy Photo: Pixabay

Av: Emily Elderfield och Larissa Lachmann

Living in rural areas can hugely affect children’s chances of completing education; UNICEF estimates that children in rural areas are more than twice as likely to not attend school compared to their urban peers. Luckily, travelling libraries are one way to ensure that people can enjoy reading, regardless of where they live.

27 april, 2021, Chronicle, Magazine

SDGs – an integrated approach?

Christine Wamsler, Professor at LUCSUS (Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies in Sweden). Photo: Christine Wamsler

Av: Emily Elderfield och Larissa Lachmann

Professor Christine Wamsler’s research includes the role of mindset in tackling sustainability issues, and how individuals and cities can better respond to challenges of the climate crisis. We spoke to her about scales of sustainability, questioned whether the SDGs are integrated enough, and explored the role of education and communication strategies on sustainability.

17 december, 2020, Article, English, Intervju, Magazine