Power at our fingertips: feminists in Asia stake their claim to digital space

Myrah Nerine Butt Gender, Innovation, Participation and Leadership

Whether reshaping gender narratives via TikTok, or highlighting sustainable farming via Facebook, women in Asia are mobilising on digital platforms like never before, says Myrah Butt in the latest blog in our International Women’s Day series.

Cambodia’s women garment workers have been promised a decent life: now we must support them to claim their rights

Sopharith Sin Private sector, Rights, Women's Economic Empowerment

The government is now offering maternity leave, a pension fund and other social benefits that could give women stability and security. Sopharith Sin and Roland Chauville explain how a new project will support them to get a better deal

What can blockchain do for the humanitarian sector?

Josh Hallwright General, ICT4D, Innovation

Nicole Hahn and Josh Hallwright from Oxfam Australia explain why they are excited about the possibilities which blockchain systems offer to improve the effectiveness of aid to the poorest people. It seems as though everyone is talking about cryptocurrencies and blockchain these days and the humanitarian sector is no different. Plenty of people say the whole thing is over-hyped, only …