Harvard International Review

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Boys juggle a football in front of their house in the old streets in Benghazi

To Play Ball, Not Make War

Nelson Mandela once said: “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people…sport can...

Perspectives

Bodies in the rubble of the Rana Plaza building collapse, April 2013, Savar, Bangladesh

Photography as Activism: The Role of Visual Media in Humanitarian Crises

Since the camera was invented in 1826, it has been used to document everything from social injustice, inequality, famine, war, and human rights abuses...
Soccer on Lido Beach in Mugadishu, Somalia

Youth Unemployment: A Global Security Challenge

Lido beach in Mogadishu, Somalia, is a 100-mile stretch of white sand lapped by the azure blue waters of the Indian Ocean. On Fridays,...
Chan Article

On the Road to Health Equality

Investing in Women and the People of Africa Upon taking office as Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2007, I said that...
Women and men building terraces in Northern Rwanda to prevent soil erosion. Sam Thompson/DFID Rwanda

What Remains: Rwanda Twenty Years Later

AHAZAZA HACU NTIHAGIRWA N’ IBYO TWABUZE, HAGIRWA N’ UBURYO DUKORESHA IBYASIGAYE. Translation: Our future is not defined by what was taken from us; we...