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Virtual reality brought me into the world of a strong Roma woman

What did I know about Roma? When we started to think about making a virtual reality film about Roma, it was with the idea to transcend the clichés.…


Changing the norms for rural women in Kosovo

Through our rural development project funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation, we partnered with this association of 40 women to establish a modern production line of rural gastronomic goodies,…  


Can we ‘innovate’ our way towards a more peaceful world?

Current conflict prevention and peacebuilding efforts are further challenged by the fast pace of technological innovation. However, technology can also offer new methods and opportunities to advance…  


Speaking gender: 10 communications principles to show you care about gender equality

You say you believe in gender equality, but does your language back that up? These 10 tips from Florin Eduard Marin will take you from novice to fluent when it comes to speaking gender.  


People with disabilities want a chance to shine, not your pity

The public and private sector come together for a career fair geared towards people with disabilities, the first of its kind in Turkmenistan.  


New ways to finance disaster recovery

The human cost of natural disasters is not just measured in the deaths and injuries that they cause, but also in terms of their lasting economic impact on survivors and countries. Natural disasters…  


How staying home makes a difference

Engaging youth in social local activities can breathe new life into their communities. It has potential to stop the massive migration of youth from small towns and villages, as they now see a place…  


Azerbaijan’s heroic steps to eliminate landmines

ANAMA has cleared over 520 million square metres of Azerbaijani land; destroyed around 800,000 mines and other explosive weapons; and created safe conditions for the resettlement of more than 160,000…  


From crowdfunding to development platforms: 8 ways to make use of a networked world

It’s impossible to eradicate poverty – a complex phenomenon – without connecting different areas of expertise and partners across a wide range of thematic issues.  


We’re not being ambitious enough on our climate pledges

According to an independent climate tracker, current climate pledges are insufficient to keep global temperature below a projected 2ºC increase. While limiting carbon emissions is a top priority,…  


Beyond social innovation: A conversation with Milica Begovic

Because of their complexity, the Sustainable Development Goals are challenging the capabilities of current governments and markets to fulfill that agenda. The goals require new types of collective…  

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