Blogs

Commonwealth Foundation blogs share knowledge, experiences and expertise.

26/09/2018

Rewriting the script

Lisa Harewood on how making her first film with Commonwealth Writers enabled her to present a different view of the Caribbean and ...

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30/08/2018

One foot taller

Jenny Bennett-Tuionetoa on how being a regional winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize developed her confidence and transformed ...

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30/08/2018

Malawi’s 50-50 campaign

Gillian Cooper investigates one partner's decade-long effort to secure greater female representation in decision-making in Malawi.

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30/08/2018

Why land laws matter

Patience Ayebazibwe led research in Southern Africa on the policies and conventions governing women’s access to land. Here's what she found. 

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31/07/2018

Details for a difference

The learning team meet project partners and discover some surprising outcomes of Sri Lanka's recently-enshrined Right to Information law.

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31/07/2018

Grants roundup: helping civic voices to be heard

Following a rigorous, multi-stage selection process, the Foundation can reveal five new grant initiatives for 2018.

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31/07/2018

Right to Information: a success story from Vavuniya, Sri Lanka

Transparency International Sri Lanka made an Information Request of the Vavuniya Divisional Secretariat, querying the lack of updates ...

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31/07/2018

Pursuing change through the power of storytelling

Erato Ioannou, a Cypriot writer, shares her experience of working with Commonwealth Writers to deploy the power of storytelling.

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11/07/2018

Commonwealth Foundation: keeping an eye on results

The Commonwealth Foundation completed the first year of its Strategy 2017-21. The results of this first year were presented to the ...

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27/06/2018

Spotlighting gender and climate change in the Caribbean

Gender is not just about men and women, it’s about correcting the power imbalance and eradicating the factors which lead to one ...

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