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“We just want our daughter back”: Saneha’s parents speak out

Saneha Kinza Iqbal is a 16-year-old Christian girl who was abducted last month by a Muslim man nearly twice her age in Pakistan. Below is an exclusive interview with her parents, undertaken by the IDS-led CREID programme. This blog is part of CREID's overall work to shine an international...

18 September 2020

Impact Story

Hate speech monitoring helps raise alarm for Ahmadis in Pakistan

Members of the IDS-led Coalition for Religious Equality and Inclusive Development (CREID) identified a spike in online hate speech towards Pakistan's Ahmadiyya community in April and May this year and rapidly mobilised to raise the alarm with international stakeholders, including the UN Special...

17 September 2020

Impact Story

Reforming religious education curricula in Iraq

The Al-Khoei Foundation, a founding member of the IDS-led Coalition for Religious Equality and Inclusive Development (CREID), has successfully engaged with religious leaders, teachers, headteachers and local education departments to initiate reforms to religious education in Iraq and address the...

17 September 2020

Opinion

Young Africans need more and better jobs, not more training

When the world rebuilds after the Covid-19 crisis, Africa will have a unique challenge to face: bringing its overwhelmingly young workforce into decent, productive, and secure jobs. Africa has the world’s youngest population, a fact that some hope will mean fewer deaths and serious cases,...

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Philip Mader & 4 others

10 September 2020

Impact Story

Improving the lives of Haiti’s women and children

Collaborative work between IDS and Fonkoze has helped improve the wellbeing of Haiti’s women and children and contributed to a global move to pay closer attention to the issue of child-sensitive impacts of development programming. The partnership has strengthened research, programming and...

10 September 2020