On Mother's Day -- and every day -- I am reminded of how important it is to listen to mothers in the developing world, share their stories and be a partner in their struggle for human rights
Africa's agricultural sector has enormous scope for development, which would benefit both the continent's economy and its people. A recent report from...
The women in Congo have always been the backbone of the country. Yet traditionally they have not been granted a voice. Today, though the process may be slow and sporadic, things are changing.
When strong majorities hold opinions opposing military intervention in Syria there is something other than isolationism going on.
"It wasn't until I got cancer, where I was suddenly being pricked and ported and chemoed and operated on, that I suddenly just became body. I was just a body. And it was in that, in that finally landing in myself that I really discovered the world in my body."
The horror in the Congo continues, but instead of being silent, as Marlow in Heart of Darkness chose to do, we must speak about it. The horror won't end if nobody knows it exists.
Are we placing too much emphasis on ideology and/or alleged grievances rather than the mindset and social development of the perpetrators?
The grim month of April is here once again. Nineteen years ago the world stood by and watched the unthinkable become reality. Are we willing to force change?
I am day 3 into my Everest for Congo expedition and it feels like yesterday that I was on this adventure two years prior.
She feels pain everywhere, she says, in her abdomen, her back. But she hopes that once she receives some medication, she would feel better.
Last week, with scarcely a ripple in the public consciousness, a new initiative was quietly launched that could profoundly alter the world's international security landscape for decades ahead.
Walking on the edge, Josh and Noisetrade are near the end of a two-week free download including all five of his albums -- his entire life's work -- with all tips going to World Relief's peacemaking effort in the DR Congo.
Discontent and violence is everywhere in Congo, but the narrative is extremely complicated, the demands and the names of militias require spreadsheets to understand, and no reporters want to venture deep into rebel territories to investigate the unrest.
After years of campaigning to bring the arms trade under control, we sometimes forget who we are fighting for. The negotiations get technical and it all gets a bit tedious. But we must never forget why we're doing this.
The World Bank cannot afford to waste public resources on approaches that have failed in the past, and campaign groups will be closely watching the IDA negotiations that begin in Paris this week.