Opinion and analysis from across the ODID community
‘By sharing work we are moving forward’: Changing social norms around men’s participation in unpaid care work in Northern Uganda
In a region where women historically carried out unpaid care work and men provided economically for the family, post-civil war social change is creating opportunities for some men to subtly challenge gendered social norms.
Developing ‘character-based’ leadership in low- and middle-income countries
Research on 'character-based' leadership has been on the rise since the 2008 financial crisis and the COVID pandemic, according to a new survey in 137 low- and middle-income countries, but more investment of time and money is needed.
Caught in the crossfire: understanding the impact of conflict on young people’s lives in Ethiopia
Initial findings from a Young Lives pilot survey highlight the devastating impacts of the conflict in Ethiopia on young people – and the importance of longitudinal research in tracking and understanding these.
Let refugees be economic contributors: a personal perspective
MPhil in Development Studies student Matai Muon reflects on the barriers he encountered as a refugee in Kenya seeking education and employment, and argues new changes to the law there must be fully applied to enable others to fulfil their potential.