“Transform or Die”

Notes and recordings from our July 2020 Monthly Call Our featured speaker this month was Danny Sriskandarajah, chief executive of Oxfam GB and former head of Civicus, a global alliance dedicated to strengthening civil society around the world. Danny described the transformation underway at Oxfam -- towards a future where their current program countries are … Continue reading “Transform or Die”

The Pill vs Gender-based Violence

Tenth in a series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo: iStock.com/araoraor December 4 - On this day in 1961, Britain’s National Health Service first made oral contraception available. Despite opposition from the Catholic Church and some other religious groups, a 2012 study by the Guttmacher Institute found that 99% of all women … Continue reading The Pill vs Gender-based Violence

Promoting Community-Led Development In Nigeria

Building a Chapter for the Movement of Community-led Development in Nigeria TOBI OLAIYA MAY 10, 2018 PROMOTING COMMUNITY-LED DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION Development programs have followed a top-down approach with majority of the inputs for projects coming from outsiders who do not have adequate knowledge of the problems faced by locals. Outside actors including governmental, … Continue reading Promoting Community-Led Development In Nigeria