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Together we can and must end violence against women

As many of you know, two core things I publicly support coincide in the month of November: raising awareness for men’s health by growing a…

New report shows extent of drowning deaths in developing countries

In global public health circles, drowning has been little more than a ripple with little interest and even less data. So the release of the…

ICAI report slams DFID’s anticorruption efforts, aid experts slam report

A new, headline-grabbing report from Britain’s Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has criticised the Department for International Development (DFID) for failing to do enough…

‘Pacific Stories’ – sharing insights from the region

Earlier in the year, we put together a collection of our favourite posts to the Devpolicy Blog that were focused on the Pacific island region…

Should Australia try to re-establish democracy in Fiji using its aid program?

Should Australia try to re-establish democracy in Fiji using its aid program? Jenny Hayward-Jones thinks that we should. The Fiji elections held in September are…

The dilemmas of Ebola, and an African state on the edge of genocide

Just as living with a long-term illness is never as simple as being unwell, fighting an epidemic is never simply about medical practice. This much…

Australian aid for the Gavi Vaccine Alliance — additional yes, more no

This week’s parliamentary morning tea in honour of the Gavi Vaccine Alliance was an impressive event. Dr Seth Berkley, Gavi’s CEO, made a compelling case for funding…

Plibersek: AusAID to return only if Coalition has a single term

Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development Tanya Plibersek used her speech at ACFID Council 2014 to call out the aid sector for so…

Two positions available with Femili PNG

Want to work to support survivors of family and sexual violence in Papua New Guinea? Femili PNG currently has two positions available—one is a part-time…

Australia gets off lightly in 2014 global aid transparency rankings

Australia was ranked 25th among the 68 aid providers assessed in the 2014 Aid Transparency Index, one rung lower than last year, putting it in…