September 2014

September 25th, 2014

Change Can be a Reflective Choice: reflections on an internship with SWAN

Sana Ahmad reflects on her internship with the Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN) and her journey into the field of human rights.  ...

September 17th, 2014

Getting To Know Burma

Gemma Heard explains why she fell in love with Burma, and invites you to join her as she learns more about this fascinating country.  ...

September 16th, 2014

HART: the elusive art of sustainable Aid and Development

Hannah Todd looks back on her summer internship with HART and examines the politics of aid and development. With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) looming and criticism of aid unabating, governments have begun to increase cooperation between departments towards the creation of a successor to the MDGs – the ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs), due to be launched next year....

September 2nd, 2014

Travelling to Burma – a moral minefield?

Travelling to Burma as a tourist has been called a ‘moral minefield’ (The Irrawaddy), but tourism has been on the rise in Burma since the country opened up to tourists at the start of the 1990s....
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