Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Fossil fuel subsidies are killing both people and the planet. By encouraging excessive consumption of fossil fuels, subsidies exacerbate pollution and climate change, make violent protests more likely, and waste huge sums that could be used far better. Yet for years there has been minimal progress...
Women Resisting Violence
Women Resisting Violence Collective
Women Resisting Violence is an illuminating and powerful account of the ways in which women and girls encounter violence and the bold initiatives they are developing to respond to it. Across Latin America, the number of femicides has grown at an alarming rate, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. A...
Standards for Supporting Crop-related Livelihoods in Emergencies
Millions of people around the world who are vulnerable to crises rely heavily on crop production to support their livelihoods. Currently, 40% of the global poor live in economies affected by fragility, conflict, and violence. That number is expected to rise to 67% in the next decade (World Bank 2021...
Working to end Gender-based Violence in the Disability Community
Violence and economic oppression affect women the world over, and women with disabilities face even greater risks than their counterparts. Women with disabilities experience violence and poverty in different ways and at higher rates than non-disabled women and all men. This book explores gender-bas...
Sundeep Sahay, Arunima Mukherjee, Geoffrey Walsham, Thomas Hylland Eriksen
There is growing global consensus that the Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), and particularly the Internet, are providing a new framework and huge opportunities for economic, political and social development. This book explores case studies across India, Kenya, Guatemala, Sri Lanka,...
Youth and Positive Uncertainty
Young people do not necessarily view uncertainty in their lives as negative, especially those most-marginalised youth who see their ‘certainty’ as poverty, unemployment and environmental fragility. Youth perspectives presented in this book show how some of the most-marginalised youth seek ‘positive...
Gestion de nos dechets 2021
La gestion des déchets que nous produisons tous constitue un défi grandissant dans le monde entier. Les problèmes de gestion des déchets sont habituellement décrits et mesurés en termes de flux de matières et d’incidences environnementales. Cependant, il s’agit d’un problème humain ayant d’important...
The Learning Power of Listening
Irene Guijt, Maria Veronica Gottret, Anna Hanchar, Steff Deprez, Rita Muckenhirn
Social change is messy. Poverty and inequality are experienced in a myriad of ways, each person and household with specific opportunities and needs. Working with their inherent complexity requires seeing what is happening at the margins for small groups, as much as what is center stage for the majo...
Facilitating Change Across Cultures
As the international development sector responds to calls for decolonisation and localisation, how can facilitators work humbly, wisely and respectfully across cultures to support positive change? This book asks readers to reflect on their own roles, values and power as facilitators in internatio...
A New Weave of Power, People and Politics Arabic
Lisa VeneKlasen, Valerie Miller
This field manual provides a well-tested approach for promoting citizen participation. It breaks down the traditional boxes separating human rights, rule of law, development, and governance, and reconnects them in order to create an integrated approach to rights-based political empowerment. A New We...