'Democracy, as collective decision-making, is valued highly in the concept of caring activism, but it does not, as a political system, always protect small minorities lacking in power.'
Extract from Caring Activism: A 21st Century Concept of Care, p 49:
“Caring activism should not allow itself to be
From the Healing Foundation website: #Apology10 is about marking the 10th anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations.
The National Apology made in Federal Parliament on 13 February 2008 was a landmark event, as the first formal, national recognition of past atrocities and a f
So, what do you do when you have a disability, meet a major crisis and find over-stretched public services turn you away? You might turn to local charities and NGOs but find they are overwhelmed or do not cater for people who are homeless. What do you do then?
Perhaps a better question is, “What do
From WHO: We're speaking up for women's and girls’ right to health. When women and girls are able to stay in school longer, plan or prevent pregnancies and access health services without discrimination, they can improve their economic opportunities, and ultimately transform their futures.
More than half of the world’s population lives in cities and that number is growing. Cities are places where human health can either flourish or be destroyed.
Keep your city healthy by continually creating and improving its physical and social environment. The solutions are often s
“Target the most vulnerable, especially with respect to urgent housing assistance”
Following the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico, Refugees International (RI) undertook its first-ever mission within the United States to examine post-hurricane conditions in the U.S.
Being disabled comes with its difficulties. But many of us have it a lot easier than others. Around the world, millions of disabled people live in developing countries, often in poverty, shunned by society and without support.
“Salome grew up in a slum, looked after by her grandmother, after both h