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Lynn Ng – Blog 1: Arriving in Victoria from the sunny island of Singapore

I am 2 weeks into my time at Victoria, and it’s been a pleasant surprise in so many ways. One of the very first things I checked out was Chinatown, and I cannot be more glad that my favourite foods… Continue Reading →

Emily Clare – Blog 3: Worlds Apart

On my first day here, I asked one of the children where I could fill up my pink stainless steel water bottle, expecting to be led to water-fountain. The little boy walked me to the back of the building that… Continue Reading →

Emily Clare – Blog 1: Pre-Departure Introduction

Introducing myself, talking about the work I will be doing in South Africa, and what I am most excited about!

Will Howling – Blog 6: Parting thoughts

With my feet firmly planted on Canadian soil once again, it is time for me to look back on the past 7-or-so months. My return to this vast mostly-frozen nation coincided with Christmas, a time to reunite with friends and… Continue Reading →

Will Howling – Blog 2.5: 6 Quick Takeaways from Living in a Rural Indian Village

I’ve just returned to New Delhi from 3 weeks living in a rural Indian village called Namunda in the state of Haryana. I was living as part of a joint family (8 adults, 3 children, across 3 generations) in their… Continue Reading →

Will Howling – Blog 3: Awakening to the tangled web of child marriage in Haryana

My third blog entry also marks the completion of my third month in India. During these past three months I’ve been learning more and more about social issues in India, and the work happening at PRIA. I want to take… Continue Reading →

Will Howling – Blog 2: Two Hours in Titana, or “Skin Color in India”

Saturday, June 10th, marked nearly a month of living and working in India for me. It also marked one of the most interesting and peculiar days of my life so far. Until then I had been spending almost all of… Continue Reading →

Rachel Barr – Podcast 1: Introducing Myself!

Hello!! Warmest welcome to my blog/podcast. My name is Rachel Barr, I completed my Gender Studies degree in 2014 and now am on the road to pursing a Masters in Counselling. I have always been curious about the world around me and… Continue Reading →

Rasheedah White – Blog 1: Introduction

Hello, my name is Rasheedah White and I will be interning at CITYNET in Yokohama. In this podcast my fellow intern Marlin Beswetherick interviewed me about my background and the work I will be doing in my placement. 

Will Howling – Blog 1: About me and my upcoming placement

Welcome to my very first blog entry and podcast. I’m Will, and very shortly I will begin a 6.5 month internship in New Delhi, India with the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA). Have a listen; this is a short introduction to me and a little bit about what I’ll be doing while I’m there.

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