In campaigns to promote human rights, messages that highlight the experience of specific victims tend to be most effective.
It’s a modern relationship in a modern world. It’s a marriage full of promise. But does our culture’s celebration of the male-dominated tech world end up overshadowing critical skills like empathy that are required for social change?
Donors face an urgent and critical choice: continue to prioritize military initiatives, or invest more in improving governance.
We can drive more capital to community-driven solutions that deliver results, but first we need a change in mindset—one that focuses on outcomes—using data and partnerships.
The new emphasis on land rights in the global development agenda is a positive step, but could be meaningless without significant shifts in support.
The gender-lens movement is beginning to fund culturally led efforts to transform underlying beliefs that systematically disempower females in the first place.
In both online and offline venues, activists at Color of Change are pursuing the fight for racial justice at Internet speed.
Solar-plus-storage capability needs to reach vulnerable populations fast. Can we speed up disruptive technologies’ usual path to adoption?
Leaders must be steadfast in their efforts to achieve results that advance equity—just and fair inclusion into a society in which all can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential.
To move beyond good intentions, the development paradigm must shift toward collaboration, community involvement, and empowerment.