Sex, serendipity and surprises – launching the State of the World’s Fathers

June 19, 2017

Grenfell Tower is a Hurricane Katrina moment, revealing the shameful state of Britain

June 19, 2017

Links I Liked

June 19, 2017
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We’ve resurrected FP2P on Facebook! Please like the page, circulate, comment etc and tell us if it’s not workingpeak booze

Did the world just hit peak booze? By volume, but not by alcohol content (people going off beer), so maybe just peak bladder

Reasons to be Cheerful. Percentage of women in national parliaments 1990 vs 2016

‘With a flipchart, pens & cheap ribbon from the pound shop we saw a transformation’. Lovely reflections from Laura Hughston on community feedback in programme monitoring and evaluation (h/t Samia Khatun)

Grenfell MickNeed to compile evidence on men hogging airtime in meetings (or want something to do while we’re droning on)? Click on arementalkingtoomuch.com

A random but enjoyable list of the 101 most influential tweets – I only understand about half of them, but at least Ed Balls came top

More sombre issues – brilliant Guardian editorial on the awful Grenfell Tower fire: Theresa May’s Hurricane Katrina and a firefighter took time out to comment on tabloid journalism (click to expand).

Two cheers as Canada launches first explicitly feminist aid policy (target of 80-95% of all its aid by 2022), but fails to Van Gogh adincrease its overall spend.

Loved this ad for the Van Gogh Museum. Look again if you missed it….

Great cartoon strip on the mental load in the care economy. Ouch. h/t Nikki van der Gaag

The weekend saw hundreds of thousands of events in the ‘Great Get Together’ celebrating the life and ideas of my former Oxfam colleague Jo Cox. This was one of my favourite results:

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