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Is US Foreign Aid Failing Sexual Violence Survivors?

US and Kenyan Presidents together in Nairobi, July 2015. Image available on Flickr.

A few weeks ago, US President Barack Obama visited Kenya, during which time he strongly condemned female genital mutilation, early and forced marriages, sexual assault and domestic violence against women. At the speech at a Nairobi sports center, 5000 Kenyans were loudly …

Asia / Blog

‘This is Not Merely a Race’* – Space and Foreign Aid

Indian Space Research Organisation. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons.

‘Now it is time to take longer strides…time for this nation to take a clearly leading role in space achievement, which in many ways may hold the key to our future on earth.’

Such were the words of President John F. Kennedy to the US Congress on 25 …