How to measure democracy

Democracy is a complex and loaded term, applied in myriad ways. Democracy means more than just the rule of the majority, and when we…


Gender and Age Inequality in Disasters

Credit: Oxfam in the Philippines When disaster strikes a community, how does it impact different people of different ages and genders differently? Surprisingly little…

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Strengthening women’s agency in disasters

Photo credit: Plan International  Women in Bangladesh face a range of stark inequalities, and these impact the participation of women and girls when disaster…

Labour in Viet Nam

The Future of Labour Skills in Vietnam

Photo: (Airam Dato-on/Unsplash.com) Over the past 30 years, Viet Nam has experienced rapid economic growth, turning the country from one of the world’s poorest…