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Blog posts - November 2017

In November 2017 LIDC held a careers networking event showcasing different routes into development work. Find out the advice and tips that our speakers shared on how to get your first job in international development

Where the Truth Lies: Teachers and the Media in Mexico

A free press is crucial in society to hold authority to account. Investigative journalists are the public’s greatest ally, and often put themselves in the line of fire to expose the truth. Few places are more dangerous for digging under the skin of power than Mexico. We need to recognise that the media is not just in the business of reflecting public opinion, but also of creating it.  

Restrictions on the movement of refugees has meant that thousands of people are stuck in countries of transit; and host countries are struggling to meet the needs of the refugees. As a result of this, refugees are living in dire conditions, significantly impacting their psychological and general health, including oral health.