Many organizations working on development champion women’s empowerment and equality as a core goal. But behind the scenes, how are these organizations living these values and what can they do better? On March 6, the Center for Global Development and...
This is the eighth nomination to UnHerd’s week-long list of some notable “Free Minds’. By their independence of intellect, clarity of vision and their courage in often defying powerful encouragements within universities, political parties and other...
Charles KennyMichael deserves all of the praise Ian Birrell heaps on him.
Ian BirrellMy article on @m_clem, the global thinker offering an alternative to narrow-minded nationalism by putting people at the heart of development economics, for @unherd's #freeminds series
Owen BarderAbsolutely lovely celebration of the work of my @CGDev colleague @m_clem by @ianbirrell, including discussion of his ground-breaking work on migration. I'm proud to be part of the think tank that he has done so much to shape
The number spotlights how preference for male children in India is affecting the health and well-being of its women.
arvind subramanianGreat piece by Prof. Seema Jayachandran (@seema_econ) on the #economicsurvey18 analysis of the 21 million “unwanted girls.” The focus on sex ratio of last child instead of sex ratio per se was inspired by her terrific research.
Access to health care based on need rather than ability to pay was the founding principle
of the Canadian health-care system. Medicare was born in one province in 1947. It
spread across the country through federal cost sharing, and eventually was...
OXFORD, ENGLAND—International nongovernmental organization Oxfam announced a new pledge campaign Thursday requesting help in their effort to protect impoverished girls from sexual predation at the hands of Oxfam employees. “Your donation can make a...