Blogs

Commonwealth Foundation blogs share knowledge, experiences and expertise.

29/05/2019

Women with disabilities advocate for their rights in Geneva

Find out what an alternative report presented to the United Nations revealed about the unique challenges faced by women with ...

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15/05/2019

Accountability in health policy and service provision: a blog journey

Blog entry one: the week ahead… I am Susan from Seychelles. Over the next two weeks I will be in Geneva participating in a number ...

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15/05/2019

Strengthening the role of civil society for health-policy action in the Commonwealth: a blog journey

Blog entry one: the week ahead… The coming week (May 15-19, 2019) promises to be an enriching and empowering experience for me ...

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26/04/2019

Inclusion: let’s walk the talk

Inclusion. It’s a buzz word. Inclusion finds itself in public policy discourse and conversations in development circles. Situated at ...

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24/04/2019

Commonwealth Foundation appoints Anne Therese Gallagher as Director-General

Following a rigorous selection process and approval from its 46 member states, Anne Therese Gallagher AO has been announced as the new ...

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28/03/2019

Building a healthy relationship

I suppose it’s inevitable that as the end of my term as Director-General nears, I reflect on the Commonwealth Foundation’s journey over ...

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28/03/2019

Pushing back: Commission on the Status of Women

I was a newbie at the sixty-third United Nations Women’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 63) and the Annual Consultation of ...

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27/02/2019

Just because they care: developing the capacity of family carers to advocate for their rights

Carer's Worldwide are finding ways to increase the capacity of family carers in India to advocate for their rights.

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27/02/2019

Defining the agender: West African feminism

How do you bridge gaps in different experiences of feminism in order to effectively mobilise an inclusive agenda?

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30/01/2019

Blue economy conference: reflections

Vincentian Renwick Rose reflects on the Blue Economy conference in Nairobi and highlights key civil society asks.

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