Blog: Why addressing power is key to ending violence against women8 December 2017The current wave of interest in sexual harassment at work highlights just one consequence of gender inequality, but if things are really going to change, we need to[…]
IDS research component of Making All Voices Count (MAVC) programme wins Market Research Society's President's Medal
Blog: What role do you play in normalizing violence against women?30 November 2017Society has a long list of absurd reasons and excuses for the rape of womxn and gender-non-binary people. Silence is complicity. Here are some tips on how, instead,[…]
The grand challenges set out in the UK government’s new industrial strategy are global in scope and closely align with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework. IDS researchers set out how progress on both can be achieved.
Blog: Independent investigation reveals new details on the plot behind Berta Cáceres’ murder29 November 2017The murder of Berta Caceres, the Honduran indigenous rights leader, was part of a plot meant to silence the opposition to the construction of an illegitimate[…]
Two issues could be central to Zimbabwe's political and economic future - land reforms and the role of China.
Blog: Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women24 November 2017In the run up to 16 Days of Activism, Muthoni Muriithi, Oxfam's Enough Campaigner in Africa, explains our new campaign which tackles jealousy as a cause of domestic violence. Follow[…]
The Frontier Technologies Livestreaming team, which is composed of DFID, IMC International and IDS staff members, won the award for their three-year programme designed to help the Department for International Development (DFID) apply frontier technologies to real challenges in development.
Blog: Why tax dodging is a human rights issue21 November 2017In the wake of the recent Paradise Papers scandal we saw how tax dodging deprives already deprived people of basic services like access to water, education and healthcare. But, how[…]
We are delighted to announce that IDS recently received a substantial boost to the IDS scholarship fund from one of our postgraduate alums.
Blog: A win for Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Indigenous leaders halt protests after Peru agrees to meet their demands17 November 2017The Peruvian government’s agreement with indigenous leaders in oil block 192 offers a ray of hope for indigenous organizations[…]
To celebrate the IDS/Sussex MA Gender & Development course's 30th year, we organised a 'Spotlight on Gender Justice' week 6-10 November 2017. It brought together alumni, students staff and friends to talk about gender justice; where we are now; where[…]
Blog: Missing men means shattered lives and transformed roles for women in Nigeria16 November 2017Tens of thousands of men and boys have disappeared since the conflict in Northeast Nigeria began eight years ago. The struggle and tenacity for survival, of[…]
Researchers, health commissioners, local government officials and health care providers from Brighton and Hove and China met to discuss how health and welfare systems can adapt to meet the realities of a rapidly growing older population.
In this rapidly changing world, development professionals now face a context in which political authority is fragmented, private (non-state) actors[…]
The Humanitarian Learning Centre (HLC) is a joint initiative of the Institute of Development Studies, the International Rescue Committee and[…]
Action for Empowerment and Accountability is an international research programme which explores how social and political action can contribute to[…]
With expertise in citizenship and participation, politics and economics, financial inclusion, employment and agriculture, IDS uses an interdisciplinary, critical development[…]
Healthcare inequality in Vietnam: the price of a kidneyOanh is a 27-year-old kidney dialysis patient who lives in Hanoi with[…]
Research on how IDS is engaging with Habitat III and The New Urban, Agenda together with key resources on urbanisation.
Teddy, Quechua leader from Peru: “We need formal land titles to protect our territory”For 40 years, the Quechua communities in[…]
IDS's rich history and current research projects on humanitarian relief and development.
Around 15 per cent the world’s population have some form of disability, at least 80 per cent of whom are[…]
Taxing for shared prosperity: policy options for the Asia-Pacific region8 December 2017The Asia-Pacific region was a model for ‘growing with[…]
Balancing the Books: Including women and protecting refugees is essential to realizing small business growth in Jordan7 December 2017It is[…]
Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality6 December 2017Extreme inequality is out of control[…]
Inadequate power supply in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) means that only 37 per cent of sub-Saharan Africans have access to electricity.[…]
The World Report on Disability estimates that about 15 per cent of the world’s population have some form of disability,[…]
School in a bag’, buddy systems and catch-up clubs have paved the way for improved learning and reduced dropout in[…]
Blacklist or whitewash? What a real EU blacklist of tax havens should look like27 November 2017The EU will soon release[…]
Côte d’Ivoire is currently experiencing a mining boom. The country’s growing mining sector is quickly becoming an important source of[…]
How Europe can invest for good in Africa23 November 2017Europe's new plan for investing in Africa will see EU development[…]
It is widely believed that the governments of many low-income countries, and especially the relatively poor performers, should be aiming[…]
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