What feminist leadership could mean for development organizations

LONDON — The development sector is led by men, despite efforts to get more women into leadership roles. Recent research suggests that women make up about 70% of the world’s social impact workforce but hold just 30% of top leadership positions. When we speak about feminism, it has to cut across whether black,

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The Impact of Covid-19 on Development

The world has been hit by one of the deadliest pandemics we have seen and experienced in a while. For millennials it’s the first of its kind and l have seen its wrath. I have seen how it has destabilised world order and will most likely present a new shift

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Failure CV

I have had a fair share of failures but that has never kept me down. My path has been characterised by numerous rejections, sleepless nights and a number of attempts at the same hurdles. Most people do not know this because well, we are a society that only celebrates and

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#IamChevening #CheveningJourney #Bristol

I have always known l wanted to study in the UK because of its highly ranked education. My mentor and former professor, Dr I.S. Malila had done a splendid job of marketing the UK’s education as he had attained both his Masters and PhD from the UK. This got my

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CHILD SACRIFICES IN UGANDA

MY MOTHER WAS NEVER LIKED BY MY FATHER’S FAMILY AND THEY WERE SEPARATED BY THE TIME I WAS 9 YEARS OLD.  MY MOTHER WAS A HOUSEWIFE, WHILST MY FATHER WAS A SOLDIER.  MY FATHER FELL ILL WITH HEPATITIS, TUBERCULOSIS, AND ULTIMATELY, HIV/AIDS.  WHEN HE DIED, MY FATHER’S RELATIVES ACCUSED MY

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#METOO AND #NEVERAGAIN

IT STARTED WITH AN ARTICLE, METICULOUSLY REFERENCED, RESEARCHED, AND VERIFIED: ACCUSATIONS OF SEXUAL IMPROPREITY FROM HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER HARVEY WEINSTEIN AGAINST DOZENS, EVEN HUNDREDS OF VULNERABLE WOMEN WHO WERE BOXED INTO CORNERS AND SUBJECTED TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT A PHYRRIC BEST, AND SEXUAL ASSAULT AT WORST. We were horrified, to be

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TO LOVE THE MAN WHO WILL MURDER YOU

WE HAD BEEN DATING FOR A YEAR AND I, 28 YEARS OLD, WAS CONVINCED THAT HE WAS THE BEST THING THAT HAD EVER HAPPENED TO ME. HE WAS TALL AND HANDSOME WITH BRIGHT BLUE EYES THAT REELED ME IN. HE WAS AN ENGINEER BY PROFESSION AND I WAS A DOCTOR,

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A LIFE OF AN AFRICAN GIRL CHILD

​I WAS BORN IN THE BEAUTIFUL CONTINENT OF AFRICA, WHERE I COULD SEE THE BEAUTY OF THE SUN AS IT ROSE AND SET EACH DAY.  LIFE WAS WONDERFUL WHEN I WAS A BABY, BUT AS I GREW, I BEGAN TO FEEL THE SCORCHING HEAT OF THE AFRICAN SUN AND LEARNED OF THE PAINS THAT

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