This casebook analyses the lessons learned from a radical and ambitious project initiated by Oxfam at the height of the war in Bosnia. Disabled children in former Yugoslavia were traditionally cared for in centralised institutions run by State-paid 'defectologists'. When Oxfam assumed responsibility...
The UN Charter of 1945 and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights set out a moral framework for a system of rights and obligations upon which the new world order was to be built. Yet, over 50 years on, the basic rights enshrined in the Charter are being violated all over the world. Only the privi...
Traces the history and experience of a country which is recovering its own identity after colonization, liberation, struggles and civil war. The record of the Zimbabwean government is examined, showing its early successes in such areas as improving health care and education.