Ian Wishart reflects on Plan International's work on securing children's rights, and laments a recent high court decision in Australia that will see children returned to offshore immigration detention centres.
We want to highlight the work of local organisations responding to Nepal's earthquakes, and this is the first in a series of updates from the founder of the Everest Children's Welfare Zone, Kishan Devkota.
After a trip overseas, it's tempting to post pictures of all the cute kids on your Facebook page and watch the likes roll in. Brendan Rigby and Weh Yeoh explain why this is a bad - and potentially dangerous - idea.
Despite the increasing criticism, voluntourism still has plenty of supporters - but how valid are their arguments? Ruth Taylor examines some of the most common defenses of voluntourism.
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.