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Leaving No-One Behind in Universal Health Coverage

Understanding and addressing exclusion in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic   This session is designed to meet the needs of health and social development advisers and those from the wider health network and from other cadres with an interest in health, equity and...

3 February 2021

Working Paper

Using Participatory Action Research Methodologies for Engaging and Researching with Religious Minorities in Contexts of Intersecting Inequalities

CREID Working Paper 5

While there is growing scholarship on the intersectional nature of people’s experience of marginalisation, analyses tend to ignore religion-based inequalities. A lack of Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB) undermines people’s possibilities of accessing services and rights and enjoying...

8 January 2021


Supporting Women’s Empowerment in Pakistan: Lessons for Donors

IDS Policy Briefing 172

In a context where democratic culture and civil society space are under threat, rights-based organisations face increased restrictions on their activities, and donors are finding it harder to engage with them. However, findings show that donor support is crucial for successful women’s...

5 January 2021

Working Paper

Children’s Harmful Work in Ghana’s Lake Volta Fisheries: Research Needed to Move Beyond Discourses of Child Trafficking

ACHA Working Paper 5

Children work throughout the Lake Volta fisheries value chain. It is commonly assumed most have been trafficked. Research and advocacy has focused on dangers to young boys harvesting fish, and poverty as a driver, precluding attention to harms experienced by non-trafficked children, girls’...

14 December 2020


Nested Theories of Change for Adaptive Rigour

CREID Learning Brief 2

This learning brief provides illustrative examples of three major adaptations the Coalition for Religious Equality and Inclusive Development (CREID) programme has undertaken while working within fragile contexts to promote freedom of religion or belief (FoRB). These examples highlight how the...

10 December 2020

Journal Article

Small Towns and Land Reform in Zimbabwe

The European Journal of Development Research;

Zimbabwe’s land reform from 2000 radically transformed the agrarian structure, and with this small towns in rural areas. This article explores three such towns—Mvurwi, Chatsworth and Maphisa—examining changes in population, housing, transport and business activity between 2000 and 2020....

Felix Murimbarimba

7 December 2020

Working Paper

What is Wrong with African Tax Administration?

ICTD Research in Brief;63

National tax administrations in sub-Saharan Africa have undergone considerable reform in recent decades. In a number of respects, they are, on average, more reformed and more efficient than tax administrations in other low income regions of the world. They have responded effectively to a number...

4 December 2020