Hear Joyce Odame share about Child Exploitation

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The most vulnerable victims of poverty are children. Commercial and sexual exploitation of children is unfortunately a major issue globally, and particularly in poor countries with weak economic and justice systems. Joyce Odame, Program Manager for Child Rights at International Needs Ghana, will be visiting Australia during March 2014 and will be participating at the Child Exploitation Forum in Blackburn North on Thursday,…

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Off-shoring — ethical and socially responsible

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A long time ago, I started writing about “Offshoring — the pros and cons from a social and commercial perspective”. I promised then to delve deeper in three subsequent posts, and this is the first of those long-overdue posts: Off-shoring is not only ethical, it’s a socially responsible and progressive step. That’s a claim that’s going to get me in hot water! (And even I…

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The tension between our own needs and others needs

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Ok, I succumbed and spent $29.95 to buy “Planet of Slums” by Mike Davis. I think this is going to become one of my most valuable texts in understanding and prioritising the needs of poverty relief. It’s packed with so many cross-references to other sources to back up his studies, and even just reading up on those referenced sources boggles my mind with…

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