Read the selected insights, thoughts and experiences of our staff and partners.
Fighting discrimination is a long journey marked by many small steps. An example: in April 2014, Rome’s Mayor Ignazio Marino banned the use of “nomad” – a word that was… Read more
Twenty years ago the historic UN Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995 brought together delegates from 189 nations around a platform of action that called for… Read more
Gisteren zat ik in de trein te sms-en met mijn smartfoon. De conducteur kwam langs en zei: ‘Ik typ precies zoals als u, met één vinger’. ‘Ja’, antwoordde ik, ‘ik… Read more
Yesterday, as I was sending a text on the train, the conductor said ‘I type the exact same way as you, with one finger.’ I replied: ‘I’m always jealous of… Read more
Earlier this month I visited Nairobi to attend the launch of the Institute for Human Development, a new centre of excellence that will build capacity and drive innovation in research… Read more
Over the years there has been a long standing recognition that child development is influenced by conditions facing families and in turn families are influenced by the community around them. Read more
Rapidly urbanizing India is undergoing changes on many fronts. India has a new government. There are technological changes, policy shifts and changes in the way people think. The democratic structure… Read more