Fortnightly links: Development Bulletin No. 80, language barriers in crises, Islamophobia and support for ISIS, and more
The latest Development Bulletin has been published, and it’s a bumper issue filled with articles on development in the Pacific, past, present and future.
This article in The Economist discusses ways in which language problems are a challenge to crisis responses.
The Australian Medical Research Advisory Board has recommended an Australian Global Medical Research Fund as part of its priorities for the next two years.
Pakistan has one of the world’s highest rates of abortion, this NPR article explains.
As the Syrian crisis continues, Rukban has become, to its residents, a symbol of the international community’s inability (or unwillingness) to help, writes Rozina Ali for The New Yorker.