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TGI Thursdays

This is the story of how I accidentally wound up in a brothel in Dubai, part of a series that starts here.

The hostess at TGI Thursdays looked at me like I was an alien, then slowly led me to a table in the center of the restaurant and left me with a menu, which was all in English. 635 more words


Tune in to the Cassava show

Last week in the Nkhotakota region of Malawi a new radio show went on air. Not a news programme or a music show, but a show devoted to Cassava. 388 more words


What are Indicators of Youth Development?

Thanks to big data and increasingly shared datasets, the concept of youth development is being qualitatively measured across countries. The Commonwealth Secretariat recently released its third “ 135 more words


In politics, East is East and West is West even as economies grow closer

This month yours truly, IntLawGrrl Kathleen A. Doty, Director of Global Practice Preparation at Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center, is a World Affairs Council Young Leaders Fellow… 851 more words

International Development

The Power of Marrying Facilitation and Sector Expertise

Last week I talked with my colleagues from the IFCSumit Manchanda and Anja Robakowski-Van Stralen, and Amit Nag (Net-Map facilitator) who have used Net-Map to facilitate their political economy analysis in setting up… 381 more words

Other People's Work

Michael Veale Reports on 2016's Cumberland Colloquium, "Population Ethics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Birth and Death"

A recent interdisciplinary Cumberland Colloquium, Population Ethics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Birth and Death, raised a range of contentious questions. Population, the OED says, refers to ‘all the inhabitants of a particular place’. 547 more words