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The country’s future relies on the backing of all Iraqi people whatever their religion, ethnicity, culture or creed
For the UK to effectively leave this group by rejecting its rules would be a major concern for the future of aid and its core aim of stamping out poverty. Yet there are real fears that the UK will consider this step if it is not allowed to change the rules on what counts as aid.
Alice with Faith (not her real name), one of the girls she mentors and supports to go to school. Photo: Eliza Powell/Camfed
Nine years since I was last here, I'm back in South Sudan, the world's newest nation. Part of the work I am doing here, with
A new era has begun for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the stakes are as high as they have ever been. With the transition
If all parties can agree on how much we spend, the 0.7 per cent, then we can all finally move on to talking about how the money can best be spent. And that should be a very interesting and useful debate indeed.
While the nation debates what a global Britain should look like post-Brexit, I hope that we can stop talking about slashing our aid budget. It's not in our national interest. It would leave some of the world's poorest people high and dry, and make our world less safe, healthy and prosperous for everyone.
And it is a sad fact that children with disabilities are more than twice as likely to be denied a school education. This has historically been an under prioritised area by the development sector, but with UK leadership this is starting to change. Sport can be a powerful tool to empower people with disabilities in developing countries; helping to tackle stigma and discrimination.
A few years ago I met a woman in South Sudan. She arrived at a clinic I was visiting. She was carrying her 12-year old son