Rio+20 Agreement Fails Women, and the World

Rio+20 the United Nations sustainable development conference has just finished. Yet again women have been thrown under the bus.  Women’s rights were sacrificed for the ‘more important’ issues of trade and financing for sustainable development. In fact The Holy See (The Vatican)  championed the agenda, along with other conservative governments,  that women’s equality and reproductive rights…

International Development – The future women want

International Development – The future women wan There is often a problem with high-level development and aid. Very rarely does it meet the actual needs of the people it claims to help. There has always been a vaguely paternalistic top down approach to aid. Furthermore meaningful consultation in terms of aid is incredibly difficult and…