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How to spend foreign aid like a feminist

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By Mandy Cook

A Memorial sociologist has some questions about Canada’s new Feminist International Aid Policy.

Dr. Liam Swiss, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, outlines his concerns about whether or not Canada will regain some of its former credibility on gender equality in the aid community in a recent article in The Conversation.

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views where a team of professional editors work with experts to unlock their knowledge for use by the wider public. You can read Dr. Swiss’s article on The Conversation here.

The Conversation started in Melbourne, Australia; the Canadian newsroom launched in June 2017 and is based in Toronto, Ont., with editors in Vancouver, B.C.

The Conversation is a free resource: free to read and free to share or republish under Creative Commons and by following their guidelines.


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