In part three of Oliver White's five part series, he explains why resettlement is not a feasible solution to solving the world's refugee crisis. So minuscule is the number of countries participating in UNHCR's resettlement program, that in 2015 there were enough places to resettle 0.66% of the world's refugees.
Life under an oppressive Israeli regime in Palestine leads many children and adults to throw rocks at police and security forces and commit other offences. Their punishment is swift and harsh. Children as young as five have reportedly been detained, often without informing their parents, as daily life leads to growing frustrations.
This week on Last Week Today, we are talking Tony Blair and doing development differently. Plus, we have an opportunity to join our team.
This is the last post in our MDG-themed week. WhyDev Editor, Gregory Pellechi, has been thinking about the MDGs of late and got to wondering whether or not human rights is an integral part of them or not. He's looking for your answers.
There is a pervasive misconception that the number of people with disabilities in any given community is small. Yet, 15% of the world’s population live with disabilities, and the number is higher in lower income countries. Weh Yeoh explores how to best address the inequality among people who are largely invisible in development programs.