Advice for writing about Poverty

Andrew Darnton’s research report on ‘Comic Relief: Public Perceptions of Poverty’ (2007) has some tips for writing about poverty… People’s responses to stories are complex and subjective. Nonetheless, on the basis of this research it is possible to suggest a number of key elements for what makes a story about poverty effective in engaging the general public.… Read More Advice for writing about Poverty

Campaigning for inclusion

During my eleven weeks at Sightsavers I have been hearing about the UK Parliament’s Select Committee on International Development (IDC) and how they have been holding an inquiry looking at development and disability. The parliamentary body monitors the activities of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). Sightsaver’s Put Us in the Picture campaign is… Read More Campaigning for inclusion