Aid workers with disabilities face many barriers, and it's no secret they make up a small fraction of employees in most organisations. But Pete Fremlin explains why more people in development have disabilities than we realise.
In recent years, there have been tremors around the edges of celebrity activism and involvement in global development. The focus has been on the usual suspects, but Brendan Rigby thinks we've missed the most important two.
Too many organisations automatically reject proposals for disability-focused projects, saying it's not their "priority area." In an open letter to those organisations, our Co-Founder Weh Yeoh explains why providing services for people with disabilities needs to be a priority.
Today we’re launching Last Week Today – a weekly post that has the best stories, news, events and jobs in global development all in one place. So grab a coffee, sit back, and enjoy the week’s best in global development.
Who has the right to make decisions about a child's health? An anonymous contributor describes how a situation where an NGO took responsibility for the care of an 11-year-old boy was nearly disastrous for the child, and how it raised all kinds of ethical questions about a child's care.