New Trip Part 1 – #Psychology #Development #people #aid

Psychology The biggest balancing act I feel you need to do when approaching issues like this, is to balance both empathy with objectivity, whilst not allowing the thought processes you […]

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FGM, Female circumcision – #tribe #genderequality #womensrights #promiscuity #early marriage #human rights

WARNING :- GRAPHIC CONTENT WHICH SOME READERS MAY FIND DISTURBING Sylvia was 9 when her parents wanted to marry her off to a 49 year old man from her village. […]

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African Albinism – #witchcraft #Albinos #Kenya #Tanzania #murder

The attitudes towards albinism are well documented, but the formalities surrounding people who have albinism and the risks they face is still something that, particularly in eastern Africa and Tanzania […]

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The strength of a #refugee! #eritrea #africa #asylum the long run to freedom!

I often found myself back home watching the news, absorbing information, and, due to being unable to relate to it, or it not affecting my ‘here and now’, unable to […]

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KGVK overview – Total Village Managment – bringing rural villages out of poverty.

KGVK, a CSR initiative, is a model created by Usha Martin a steel wire making company which they think provides the best system to help bring rural areas, and more […]

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Water in Kolkata #india – how it works.. or doesn’t..

I recently met with a guy called Aaron, he’s been in Kolkata for 15 months or so and works for a water company Splash! http://splash.org/ Splash’s purpose is “To change […]

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An 18 yr old girls 10yr trafficking story! @oasisIND. #sex sexual exploitation…

Over the last three days I’ve been visiting an international anti human trafficking organisation called Oasis in Mumbai. I’ve gone into brothels as an undercover ‘customer’, heard various stories of […]

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