Links I Liked

Pedants’ Revolt. ht Jo Edge

How to do advocacy on/with the IMF.  Really useful (and short – 8 pages) guide from Eurodad

“Church and traditional leaders are your best allies to carry public health messages that require communities to change age-old habits and challenge their traditions.” Congo’s Health Minister reflects on the lessons of his country’s wonderful Ebola success.

My son Calum has written a smart blog on his work promoting Community Land Trusts in London.

Last instalment on the World Cup: How repressive states and governments use ‘sportswashing’ to remove stains on their reputation.

New Zealand has passed world-first legislation granting victims of domestic violence 10 days paid leave to allow them to leave their partners, find new homes and protect themselves and their children.

The UN’s human rights chief has had enough. Powerfully written tribute to Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, who steps down next month.

Trevor Noah remembers the first time he heard a joke as a kid, on an anti-apartheid march in S Africa with his grandad. And decided to become a comedian. Lovely story.

 

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