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News & Blog > Blogs: "Perspectives, Provocations & Initiatives" > Perspectives, Provocations & Initiatives: Covid-19
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Image: by Wahome Kariuki, head, Art Department

Find out more about the participatory development art therapy provided by the Kiota Initiative (founded by IDS alum Andrew Adwera Ochieng [MASSD01]) i… More...

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An update on how ELLA and it's founder, alum Mamunur Rahman (MA20) have been working to make and distribute thousands of cloth pads and masks during t… More...

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IDS alum Nicoline Nwenushi Wazeh (MAGen28) with contributions from Ndi Nancy Saiboh share details about the financial and social management of the Cov… More...

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IDS alum Suvojit Chattopadhyay (MAGov09) gives us an update on Kenya's response to Covid-19. Highlighting 3 urgent areas: vaccinations, a plan for lon… More...

A Better State

The third and final hope for the post-pandemic, wishing a reinstated “role of the state”, evolving to affirm a more just, more equal, and more fratern… More...

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The Covid-19 crisis has added more pressure to Sudan's transitional government and yet a number of opportunities have arisen in response to the socioe… More...

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IDS Student Anjali Dhingra (MADev13) highlights how inequalities are being exacerbated by Covid-19, with marginalised, low-income groups and women bea… More...

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IDS alum Ranjani Krishnamurthy (MP13) briefly analyses several key international development reports looking for new trends and strategies in a world … More...

Smart Green Lifestyles

A second hope for the post-pandemic, wishing that some of the new sustainable behaviours being adopted in the wake of covid-19 find a way to adhere to… More...

Watch Abraham Abhishek (MADev02) interview Liby Johnson to find out who the migrant workers are who gathered in their thousands on India's streets whe… More...

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PhD Researcher Md Mahmudul Hoque (Moni) brings stories of working children from Dhaka. Calling for government, agencies, businesses to further immedia… More...

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It is now more than 6 months since we've met Covid-19. The world is now much different than what it was half-a-year ago and it is still changing. Wher… More...

: People wearing face masks in Macau during the Covid-19 pandemic - Photo by Macau Photo Agency

Women heads of state have demonstrated highly effective approaches to pandemic control during the current crisis. Why are they so successful, and what… More...

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Sanjana Kuruppu (MADev02) asks what are child labourers doing during this emergency/right now? Who is watching out for them, what needs to be done and… More...

Find out how IDS alumni around the world have adjusted to new ways of working and living during the Covid-19 pandemic including their contributions to… More...

IDS student Shilpita Das (MAGov20) asks if restrictive authoritarian regimes will be more prevalent post Covid-19, and if they will be more dangerous … More...

Find out how IDS alumni around the world have adjusted to new ways of working and living during the Covid-19 pandemic including their contributions to… More...

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Jennifer Uchendu (MADev13) writes on the parallels between the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change More...

Gender & Dev students Isabelle Tickel, Madhurima Sanyal & Rebeca Moreno Sandoval tell us how women are unduly affected by health pandemics and ask for… More...

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Suvojit Chattopadhyay (MAGov09) outlines the current context of COVID-19 in Kenya and proposes four policy recommendations for its government More...

Wazeh Nicoline Nwenushi (MAGen28) tells us more about the response to Covid-19 by the women and youth of Cameroon More...

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