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Tasneem Bhaidu - Blog 3: The Hijra Community in Bangladesh (GE)

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The following is an informational and reflective blog on the transgender community in Bangladesh called Hijras.

David Fox - Blog 3: The Complexities of Workplace Culture (GE)

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I’ve been reflecting a lot recently about what it means to be a worker, specifically in the context of the not-for-profit / non-government / civil society work sector. It’s no surprise to most that working in the sector long term is not for the faint of heart. From my perspective, those that are passionate about a certain cause (usually related to development in one area or another) put up with incredibly large obstacles in order to work towards a cause they believe in.

Aracy Selvakumar - Blog 3: Mighty But Fragile: Sustainable Tourism and the Impact of Climate Change on Mountain Environments (GOV)

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My work in Nepal has largely been focussed on migration, however, recently I have become involved in projects related to mountain tourism and environmental sustainability in Nepal.

I recently attended and assisted with the International Conference on Mountain Tourism, Climate Change, and Earthquake in Nepal. The event and prior research I conducted, prompted me to think critically about what tourism looks like in Nepal and the issues related to protecting mountain climates- particularly how these two areas intersect.

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Nicola Craig Hora - Blog 4: Reuse, Reduce and Recycle

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Recently I had the opportunity to visit the Tsuzuki Incineration Plant and the Midori Recycling Center in Yokohama. This was my first time visiting a solid waste management center and I really learned a lot. 

Kenda Chang-Swanson - Blog 7: Conversations about the intern experience!

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Hello! Wow, time has flown by and it seems like just yesterday myself and fellow CAPI intern with PRIA, Sidney, were arriving in Delhi to begin our internships in India. Feel free to listen to this podcast to hear Sidney ask me about my experiences, some challenges, and lessons I've learned working in India. It's been a huge learning experience and am feeling grateful for all the fantastic people, experiences, and learnings from this time working with PRIA. 

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Sidney Moss - Blog 7: Overall Reflections of India and PRIA

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As my last blog post I decided to do a reflective podcast to help with processing everything that has transpired over the past few months in India. Kenda - the other CAPI intern in India - was kind enough to make an appearance as my interviewer. 

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Emma De Vynck - Blog 8: Goodbye

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It has been a hectic time at KSDC recently! I share some thoughts on the goodbyes in the midst of all the busyness. 

 

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Katherine Gust - Blog 3: What can we do? (GOV)

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What can we do?

You tell me there is a problem,

A problem that is hard to change,

One that, “I will never fully understand, even if I had observed it first hand.”

I naturally resist and hate that statement, however true,