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IDS Alumni Careers Sessions 2020

During IDS Skills Week 2020 IDS Alumni volunteered their time to speak to this year's students about their careers More...

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Employability Guide: International Development Studies

The set of Employability Skills presented in the chart below has been developed by IDS, the Department of International Development, University of Sus… More...

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Yellow Monday

IDS Yellow Monday (YM) is a weekly internal newsletter for current IDS Staff and Students. YM includes news, member travel and new publications and ID… More...

Blogs: "Perspectives, Provocations & Initiatives"

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Feminist Latin American movements demanding sexual and reproductive health and rights

Latin America women have mobilised to demand access to education, contraceptives, and abortion as restrictions on access to sexual and reproductive he… More...

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"That night, a forest flew"

Humans have destroyed half of earth's forests. “Seed bombers” are marketed as saviors of the planet. While technology is essential to solve proble… More...

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Women’s struggle in Afghanistan: An Insight from a Human Rights perspective

Current student Nandhini Jaishankar's (MADev13) looks at what the history of women in Afghanistan tells us about women's rights as Human Rights More...

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About Greta Thunberg and the silenced environmental leaders

María Mónica Monsalve (MSCCCD10), journalist from Colombia and IDS student invites us to reflect on the struggles of murdered environmental leaders … More...

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Muxes, the third gender that challenges heteronormativity

In Mexico there is a third possibility of gender: the Muxes. Challenging social traditions, Catholicism and a patriarchal perspective, they are social… More...

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Eco-anxiety and the politics of hope: a reflective opportunity to build resilience

IDS student Jennifer Uchendu (MADev13), shares her thoughts on the emergence of eco-anxiety, proposing that it is both a challenge and opportunity for… More...

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