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Ecuador: The highest number of chronic child malnutrition in South America

Back there, intertwingled with the clouds, is the snowy mountain of Carihuairazo. The altitude here in the town of Tisaleo is more than 3.200 meters above sea level. Up here the air is dry. This area is known for agriculture,...
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DDRN is Seeking Research Communication Intern(s) for the Autumn Semester 2024

Do you want to sharpen your skills as a science journalist working with Global South and the UN Sustainable Development Goals?DDRN.dk is an independent on-line media communicating research on sustainable development by South researchers and by Danish universities. South-North divides...
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The Middle East: Uganda’s New Garden Where ‘Everyone Wants to Try Their Luck’ (2:2)

Joanna Ndagire, who was trafficked to the Middle East in 2017, and worked there as a maid, is now an activist against human trafficking. She says that the main push factor for young women into the Middle East is the...
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The Middle East: Uganda’s New Garden Where ‘Everyone Wants to Try Their Luck’ (1:2)

Ugandan women continue to flock to the Middle East mainly to work as maids, despite harrowing tales of enslavement, torture and discrimination. In fact, many go back for a second and third stint, even after they have spoken very badly...
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The Role of the University in the Transition After the Armed Conflict in Colombia

When the Colombian government and the guerrilla group FARC signed the peace deal back in 2016, it was only the beginning of a long road towards a, in theory, more peaceful country after four decades of armed conflict. Part of...
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Druk Yul – Land of the Thunder Dragon – Bhutan as Development Model

Set in the high Himalayas, Bhutan is a fascinating developing country. It stands out as the most successful in human development factors such as education, health, and even economic growth. In many respects it is a showcase in the regional...
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Psychosocial Approach: A Response to Mental Health Issues and Structural Violence

Nunca Más is an international human rights and psychosocial response network that supports survivors of collective violence in the Global South, focusing on their mental health and political advocacy by applying the psychosocial approach. In this interview with Jan Ole...
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Educating Saharawi Refugees: The Most Important Project of the Polisario Front

Illiteracy levels are practically non-existent in the Algerian Tindouf camps that host Saharawi refugees. As part of my research for my master thesis in Global Refugee Studies at Aalborg University, I interviewed Bachir, Raabub and Taleb to learn about how...
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Former Danish Minister for Development Cooperation: Globalize Government Ministries!

Former Minister for Development Cooperation, Christian Friis Bach proposes a completely different approach of the Danish government in giving official aid to South countries. This proposal involves that the position of Minister for Development Cooperation is altogether abandoned. In this...
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DDRN is seeking Research Communication Intern(s) for the Spring semester 2023

We are looking for someone studying communication, sustainable development, international development cooperation, or any other scientific field contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Even better, surprise us with something completely different in your background that you still strongly believe...
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