Emmanuel Banchani (MUN Sociology PhD Candidate) and I have published our article “The Impact of Aid on Maternal Mortality” in the UNU-WIDER edited special issue of Politics and Governance on aid effectiveness. This is the peer-reviewed article version of the working paper highlighted in this previous post.
I wrote a short analysis of Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy for The Conversation. Read it here: https://theconversation.com/how-to-spend-foreign-aid-like-a-feminist-79888
The shift in language about women and gender equality witnessed at the former CIDA under the former Harper government provoked significant concern and discussion at the time. The prime concern here was that eschewing talk of gender equality was likely to have a negative effect on the prioritization of these issues in Canada’s aid program. … Read more
The global development community has long asked what can be done to improve child health globally. Canadian children are fortunate, for the most part, to avoid many of the devastating effects of poverty and inequality on their health and survival. Children in many other parts of the world are not so lucky. It is not … Read more