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News & Blog > Blogs: "Perspectives, Provocations & Initiatives"
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In India's eastern hills, an ancient tribe's eternal forest bond faces rupture as controversial legislation opens their sacred home to excavation, thr… More...

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IDS Alum Shreya Ray (MA Gender & Development, 2009) tells us more about how skill-based training can change lives and livelihoods of rural girls — and… More...

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IDS alum Deepti Ameta (MAGlob06) asks for more investment in renewable energy for India to help women rest, learn and reach their full potential. More...

“We object to war” The night of March 18th 2019

Protests and social mobilisations are key in democracies like Colombia and UK, but how do experiences differ during strikes? This blog explores the us… More...

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Amalini De Sayrah (MAGen36) tells the stories and histories of the community behind Ceylon tea, giving you something to think about when you drink you… More...

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Egi Primayogha (MADev16) investigates how widespread corruption threatens Indonesia's promising village development initiatives. Which has major affec… More...

Towards secularism in face of sectarian parties.Towards social justice in the face of banks parties

Marwan Issa (MADev16) assesses the ruling class attempts to depoliticize, technocratize and decollectivize the 2019 protest movement in Lebanon. More...

Image by María Alejandra Téllez Correa. Protestants at COP27.

María Alejandra Téllez Correa (MSCCCDP13) speaks about her journey of being a climate activist and her experience at COP27 and shares simple ways you … More...

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Theresa Flach (MAFood05) explores how neurodiverse ways of knowing, thinking, and doing can open up new pathways of social change. More...

Sana Shoukat (MAGlob15) has written a poem to help with days when you need a reminder of your own power More...

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Sumaiya Jawed (MScCCDP13) explores the contrasting stories of the hijab protests in Iran and India and the implications they hold for the ongoing stru… More...

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Sumaiya Jawed (MScCCDP13) discusses the importance of effective climate communication to drive public action and engagement. More...

Image by Ana Palma Garcia. The <0/ symbol is based on the written form of Deaf Power.

Ana Palma Garcia (MAP17) explores the movement of Deaf Power, a movement going beyond recognition of Deaf communities pushing for Deaf-inclusive polic… More...

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Vicky Mulema (MAP17) explores theories of Horizontal and Vertical Citizenship and Kujitegemea and the decline of Kenyan youth registering as voters in… More...

Photo from a workshop conducted by Ana,Yasmin and Vipin with poets that participated in the project.

A brief reflection by Ana Palma Garcia (MAP17) and Yasmin Morais (MAP17) on their experience using poetry as a non-conforming form of writing, researc… More...

Illustration by young feminist and artivist Ipsita Divedi (@ipsitadivedi)

What must happen to shift the narrative around feminist funding to ensure YFOMs can access the resources they need? The Feminist Circle and IDS Alumni… More...

Countering Backlash: Reclaiming Gender Justice

For Countering Backlash, IDS Alum Madhurima Sanyal (MAGen33) explores how caste and gender backlash operate against female students in Kolkata's publi… More...

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For the Rejuvenate project, IDS alum Erin O'Neill (MAGen35) reflects on the ability of embodied approaches to add much needed context to interventions… More...

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Ahead of COP27 Suvojit Chattopadhyay (MAGov09) tells us the ambitious actions the world should take to start addressing the challenges of climate chan… More...

View from the "Lumânarea Recunoştinţei" or Candle of Gratitude which means the candle of remembrance

Madeline McGrath (MADev14) discusses the history of Moldova and their forgotten struggle against Russian Occupation. More...

Walking in a farming site with female dairy farmers Cundinamarca, Colombia. Credit: Carlos Castells

PhD student Kyumi Ahn tells us how dairy farming is leading to a change in the dynamics of gender roles in sustaining livelihoods and strengthening co… More...

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