How To Really Help Children Abroad

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Opinion piece: For Americans who volunteer to serve the poor in foreign orphanages, there are many better ways in which to do good than working directly with the children.

2018 Finalists in the World Responsible Tourism Awards

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The judges have deliberated long and hard after reviewing all the applications, longlisting and then shortlisting, the finalists for this year’s World Responsible Tourism Awards have finally been decided. There were long debates amongst the judges on judging day about the merits of each application. 

When Children Sell: Ethical Tips for Travellers

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Blog: You’re seated at a cozy outdoor restaurant, enjoying the balmy night air, the sizzle of a mouthwatering meal coming your way, and listening to the bustle and chatter of a foreign place. Just as your food is served, an adorable little girl who can’t be more than six comes up to you with a tangle of hand-made bracelets. “Good price!” she pleads, pushing the goods on your lap. You hesitate. What to do?...

Homes May be Violating Children's Rights

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Opinion piece: Decades of research have shown that the institutionalisation of children harms their cognitive, social, and intellectual development.