A proposed law in Hungary to monitor finances of foreign-funded NGOs is another burden for the country's civi society.
Non-governmental organisations are criticised for pandering to the whims of the donor community at the expense of local populations. The real question is: can they bring about real change?
As President Trump puts U.S. foreign aid on the chopping block, few Americans know much about it. Perhaps even fewer realize that the U.S. lags behind its peers on this front.
Constant staff rotations makes it difficult to pass on knowledge about an emergency situation.
Eritreans are at risk of severe malnutrition – but aid agencies struggle to access those in need.
After 12 years, The Climate Institute is shutting down having failed to find financial backing for its brand of "centrist, pragmatic advocacy" on climate policy.
Also known as the Mexico City policy, the rule increases abortion demand and has consequences for a range of other health matters such as HIV/AIDS, cervical cancer and child health and well-being.
A new Chinese law giving police powers over foreign NGOs is indicative of a global trend to restrict the political space available for civil society.
Poland's women may have won the abortion battle, but the ruling Law and Justice Party is cracking down on dissent elsewhere.
Six years after a catastrophic earthquake, Haiti has to recover from yet another disaster. Getting it right will be a herculean task.
The government of Uhuru Kenyatta may wish to reconsider its repeated attacks against NGOs. The country as a whole is likely to benefit if the government softens its stance.
Bringing significant benefits to an emergent middle class, Dhaka's cultural, economic, environmental and political landscapes are being rapidly but unevenly transformed.
Assurances that loved ones are safe is something social media does well, but other technologies are also pioneering.
Do companies really mean it when they talk about being socially responsible? Judging by their mission statements and homepages, it seems increasingly that resources firms do, but many retailers don't.
How to make companies take seriously their responsibilities to the rest of us.
How a political theory became a deadly reality for aid groups.
NGO journalists can cover issues that go underreported by cash-strapped newsrooms. But are they more likely to violate journalistic principles?
The Internet Watch foundation is to share its database of abusive image digital signatures in a drive to clean up the internet.
Pakistan's crackdown on foreign charities isn't just security paranoia – it's an attempt to stamp out bad PR.
From the perspective of conservation scientists, the government’s inquiry into the tax-deductible status of environmental groups is a bad idea wrapped in naïveté.