Critics have often accused NGOs of using pity in their fundraising campaigns. Negative images used in campaigns to evoke empathy and guilt have been labelled as poverty porn, others accuse positive campaigns of stereotyping, oversimplification of stories or failing to highlight structural causes. Sometimes it seems as though NGOs can’t do right for want of trying. With NGOs under constant...
WhyDev and Monash University are pleased to announce their joint international development mentoring program, Colab m, will feature as a regular postgrad course unit at Monash University from 2017. Students from any discipline and institution can also apply for cross-disciplinary or cross-institutional study.
Girl Guide leader Hannah Woodward tells of her experience attending the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York.
In honour of International Youth Day, Aaron Ausland examines the state of the world's 1.2 billion young people - and what they need to succeed.
In the second part of her piece on working with children, Ruth Taylor outlines some recommendations for organisations that have volunteers AND for potential volunteers looking for a placement.