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Supplements to the article “Casting a Tight Net.”
By Sarah Murray
Humanity United is pursuing a strategy that combines carrots and sticks—collaboration and activism—to confront human rights abuse in the seafood industry. Includes magazine extras.
Supplements to the article “The Gift of Time.”
By Celeste Mergens
Careful product design enabled Days for Girls to create a solution that empowers its users at a critical stage of their lives. Includes magazine extras.
By Eric Nee
Thousands of Africans attempt to reach European soil by scaling fences surrounding Spanish cities.
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By Daniel Moss
Building relationships with grassroots organizations that advocate for human rights-based development takes time, but without investing in them, philanthropy is likely to stumble. The case of Haiti is instructive.
By Mary Tangelder & Roshan Paul
Innovation education is critical in East Africa and beyond.
By Steve Leventhal
Building resilience can improve girls’ health and education faster and more effectively, but it’s a missing component of nearly all global development efforts to improve girls’ outcomes.
By Patricia Lannen & Maya Ziswiler
Philanthropists must support big, difficult, and politically sensitive issues that government, nonprofits, multilateral organizations, and other actors are unable or unwilling to address.
By Catherine Crooke, Merin Guthrie, Becca Heller, & Katie Reisner
Today’s 60 million displaced people have a basic need beyond food, water, and shelter: legal representation.