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The Evaporation of a Culture

I’ve recently been re-studying the Maasai people of East Africa for a story in a fiction writing class, and I’ve been reminded of the time I visited a few villages in Tanzania and learned about their incredible people. 436 more words

Travel

Arts Review: Rites

Dir. Cora Bissett, Tron Theatre, 5th – 9th May 2015

Chances are, the average theatre goer doesn’t know all that much about Female Genital Mutilation. By the end of Rites, through verbatim performance taken from lawyers, activists, doctors, and those who have experienced FGM, the viewer leaves informed, and all without having been preached to. 293 more words

Glasgow University

Food for thought #15

World Happiness Report published by Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Globalstat: Database on developments in a globalised world – an international database with several themes (demographics, environment, human mobility, governance and global trends to name a few) and indicators. 138 more words

Development

Through the words of Lilian

Friday night, April 17, 2015 I was honored to be the opening speaker for the World Vision For Every Child conference.  I shared the story of Kenya, how I was called there and all that I’ve been a witness to over the past five years.  501 more words

Kenya Girls

FGM: State attempts to end female circumcision

by Emily Cody

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As a human rights specialist, our contributor Emily Cody has engaged with some of the most vulnerable individuals within the communities of Sudan. 1,194 more words