Madagascar

August 24, 2015

Symposium on National Policy on Gender Development in Madagascar

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Who would have thought that one day I would participate in a policy making symposium on gender development in Madagascar in the summer of my junior year of college? I have always been very interested in gender empowerment since childhood because of injustices and inequalities that I saw every day between men and women in Madagascar. […]

August 19, 2015

Exploring Madagascar

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Hello everyone, I would like to share with you about my summer, which by the way is already ending since I am now back on campus. Right after my semester abroad in Dakar, Senegal, I went back home, to Madagascar, to intern at UNICEF Madagascar but also to spend time with my family. I had two weeks of […]

April 5, 2015

Is life worth more in developed nations?

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In the beginning of this semester I was asked to write an essay defining “Development” for my development practicum class. As an economics major, I started going on about GDP per capita, industrialization of sectors of the economy, agriculture and so forth. My peers related to their experience in the United States and France and […]