Cash aid or Material aid? Autonomy or Control over development?

Tim Costello, picture sourced fro Community Council for Australia Chief Advocate of World Vision Australia, shares thought provoking conversation in an ABC (Australian Broadcasting Commission) Radio National 40 minute podcast: Tim Costello and the lessons of Gandhi.  Tim Costello tells the story of his son’s Birthday party when the cake …

Can ICT (ironically) influence a thing-oriented society to become a person-oriented society?

    More importantly where, how and by whom was it made? Should every consumer be asking themselves this question? Time pressed and blogging on yet another important issue… Modern slavery “I am convinced that if we are to get on to the right side of the world revolution, we …

International Women’s Day: The Fight for Women’s Reproductive Freedoms

I attended The Fight for Women’s Reproductive Freedoms event in Sydney, Australia during the week leading up to International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019.  I was enticed by a “fascinating panel discussion examining threats to women’s reproductive rights in Australia“ with my prior misconception that Women’s reproductive freedoms in …

Forced marriage……. Is criminalisation the answer to elimination?

                The concept of forced marriage as a human rights violation is not universal. Dear interested readers, As a virgin blogger, I introduce my first of a compilation of blogs forthcoming which will explore the impact of global communication upon fundamental human rights …