Category: Women & Girls
There are 36 entries in this category.
Apr 07, 2008
Poppy cultivation and wasted foreign aid are like twin sisters perpetuating the cycle of poverty within Afghanistan.
Mar 14, 2008
Experts in a variety of fields passionately debate how to combat illicit trade in everything from drugs to endangered species to, worst of all, people. There are rational, credible arguments for both criminalizing and aggressively prosecuting those engaged in illicit trade and for legalizing and regulating the trade.
Dec 10, 2007
There has been a spate of stories recently covering a few recurring themes at Beyond Philanthropy: business development in sub-Saharan Africa, food policy, and effective giving.
May 02, 2007
Some recent efforts focused on empowering women have in fact had the opposite effect.
Nov 24, 2006
A recent New York Times article highlights eight programs that work to reduce poverty in the developing world. An article like this one puts a stake in the ground with a focus on the effectiveness of anti-poverty efforts. But it doesn’t do away with the need to apply general knowledge to specific situations.