There are apparently three stages to adapting to a new country; firstly, elation – everything is new, exciting and different; secondly frustration – everything is new, confusing and different; and lastly, normalisation – everything has its ups and downs, some …
Social Development Adviser, currently in Mozambique and secdonded to the Ligada Programme - a female economic empowerment programme. Have worked for numerous NGOs, predominantly in the East and Horn of Africa, significant background in gender and human rights and working with human rights instruments at the UN (CEDAW, UNGA, CSW). Slowly learning portuguese (bear with me!)
The last week of September was a momentous week for many working in development – the end of the Millennium Development Goals and the launch of a new set of Global Goals that will shape policy, programming and reporting for the foreseeable …
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