As part of a month-long campaign to #StopOrphanTrips, Lamorna Byford condemns the commodification of children in orphanage volunteering.
Ingrid Nanne explores the somewhat misguided obsession with idealising 'traditional' cultures, and asks whether this truly is in the interest of the people whose culture is being preserved.
Chris Douglas argues that the portrayal of South Sudan in a recent mini-documentary is harmful and offers no solution to food scarcity.
It's hard to find a development job without working for free first, but working for free requires a certain level of privilege. Jessica Meckler weighs in on the unpaid internship question.
From aid workers to study abroad students, there are plenty of white people wearing saris or boubous, piercing their noses and getting cornrows. But Jennifer Fang wants to know when a cultural experience becomes "appropriation" in the aid context. Share your stories!