What’s the price of development? Three reports from Africa and India are shedding light on extensive human encumbrances.
About atsilIldikó Áts (atsil) is a Germany-born Hungarian author, editor, translator and web designer. She studied languages, literature, philosophy, history, politics and economy as well as TCM in Hungary and Germany. Her focus is on ecology, human rights and FGM. She lives in Berlin.
by atsil on May 31, 2012
by atsil on May 30, 2012
Human Rights Watch and the ILO reveal the legal and humanitarian problems of migrant domestic workers in the GCC.
by atsil on May 7, 2012
“Well, you may not be interested in climate change, but climate change is interested in you.”
by atsil on April 30, 2012
“At the critical moment, I was reduced to begging for replacements from neighbouring countries and missions.”
by atsil on April 16, 2012
Despite significant progress in the food security outlook for the Horn of Africa, the child survival crisis is far from over.
by atsil on April 12, 2012
“Some say they stand so long that their legs swell until they can hardly walk.”
by atsil on February 28, 2012
“In my view, the root cause of all our social problem is exclusion.” – José Antonio Abreu
by atsil on February 27, 2012
Often the girl given in baad is little more than a slave; she can be beaten or mistreated, or even killed.
by atsil on February 26, 2012
“The same women who are publicly declaring it has been abandoned are continuing to cut.” (Irin Africa)
by atsil on February 15, 2012
“New Internet tools – like Change.org – are allowing very ordinary people to defeat some of the most powerful corporate and political interests around”
by atsil on December 13, 2011
Far away from ideological beliefs or protective activism the Rwandan green initiatives are created with a rather pragmatic ambition.
by atsil on December 5, 2011
Some news from the NYT – about forgotten or neglected problems on the fringe of our awareness.