‘Five years after its latest revision, the manual used to diagnose autism is back under scrutiny, as evidence suggests it excludes some people on the spectrum.’
“In recent years, ‘orphanage tourism’ has been developed as one highly profitable means of securing support”
Article by Nigel Cantwell and Emmanuelle Werner Gillioz
Deinstitutionalisation of alternative care systems is a major challenge in many countries of Africa and Asia in particular, wh
'Democracy, as collective decision-making, is valued highly in the concept of caring activism, but it does not, as a political system, always protect small minorities lacking in power.'
Extract from Caring Activism: A 21st Century Concept of Care, p 49:
“Caring activism should not allow itself to be
Maintain, Strengthen, Expand – How the next EU budget can deliver better outcomes for children and families in Europe
As the EU sets the clock ticking on its next long-term budget, now is the time to also decide on the EU's priorities for investment beyond 2020. Matching financial re
(UK) Charity to change approach after receiving criticism for ‘poverty tourism’ campaigns
Extract from The Guardian website article:
The head of Comic Relief has halted its use of celebrities for appeals described by an aid watchdog as “poverty tourism” that reinforce white saviour ste
From WHO: We're speaking up for women's and girls’ right to health. When women and girls are able to stay in school longer, plan or prevent pregnancies and access health services without discrimination, they can improve their economic opportunities, and ultimately transform their futures.
More than half of the world’s population lives in cities and that number is growing. Cities are places where human health can either flourish or be destroyed.
Keep your city healthy by continually creating and improving its physical and social environment. The solutions are often s