Activism, feminism, and comedy

Meet the feminist and disability rights activist from Mumbai, India, who raises her voice in all possible ways to promote disability rights and gender justice. On top of all her serious work, she performs in her own comedy shows, using the art to perform issue based comedy and raise awareness on disability, gender and sexuality.

Activism, feminism, and comedy

Meet the feminist and disability rights activist from Mumbai, India, who raises her voice in all possible ways to promote disability rights and gender justice. On top of all her serious work, she performs in her own comedy shows, using the art to perform issue based comedy and raise awareness on disability, gender and sexuality.

Everybody Matters, an introduction

A book with stories, information and good practices for inclusion of people with disabilities in sexual and reproductive health and rights programmes.

Everybody Matters, an introduction

A book with stories, information and good practices for inclusion of people with disabilities in sexual and reproductive health and rights programmes.

Veldonderzoek in Nepal

In april en mei deed ik voor Karuna Foundation kwalitatief onderzoek in een klein plattelandsdorpje in het zuidoosten van Nepal: wat maakte het Inspire2Care programma van Karuna al dan niet succesvol, volgens de lokale bevolking? Hoe kijken dorpsbewoners naar mensen met

Veldonderzoek in Nepal

In april en mei deed ik voor Karuna Foundation kwalitatief onderzoek in een klein plattelandsdorpje in het zuidoosten van Nepal: wat maakte het Inspire2Care programma van Karuna al dan niet succesvol, volgens de lokale bevolking? Hoe kijken dorpsbewoners naar mensen met

Verhalen voor Thomas Magazine

De afgelopen maanden heb ik als hoofd- en eindredacteur gewerkt aan het magazine THOMAS, voor drie stichtingen met de naam Thomas die arme kinderen in India een beter leven willen bieden: Thomas Stichting voor Jongeren, Stichting Thomas Bouwprojecten en Thomas

Verhalen voor Thomas Magazine

De afgelopen maanden heb ik als hoofd- en eindredacteur gewerkt aan het magazine THOMAS, voor drie stichtingen met de naam Thomas die arme kinderen in India een beter leven willen bieden: Thomas Stichting voor Jongeren, Stichting Thomas Bouwprojecten en Thomas

Cuban imaginations of the future

In Centro Havana, when there are eggs and potatoes – products that are scarce – that is shouted loudly: “Hay papa, hay huevo, hay papa, hay huevo” (there are potatoes, there are eggs). It is almost like a song, or maybe a rap. Together with the roaring engines of vintage cars, and an occasional rumba or reggaeton beat, it forms a cacophony that is typical for the neighborhood.
But this cacophony of the street has not always been like that.

Cuban imaginations of the future

In Centro Havana, when there are eggs and potatoes – products that are scarce – that is shouted loudly: “Hay papa, hay huevo, hay papa, hay huevo” (there are potatoes, there are eggs). It is almost like a song, or maybe a rap. Together with the roaring engines of vintage cars, and an occasional rumba or reggaeton beat, it forms a cacophony that is typical for the neighborhood.
But this cacophony of the street has not always been like that.

Sprucing up Havana for some special guests

I could feel the city’s exciting vibes. The conversations between thrilled Cubans in the stores, at the market, and in the waiting lines were about nothing else in the last few weeks. This week was supposed to become a ‘turning point’ in Cuba’s history, and it put the island in the spotlight of the global media. And it was my final week of fieldwork.

Sprucing up Havana for some special guests

I could feel the city’s exciting vibes. The conversations between thrilled Cubans in the stores, at the market, and in the waiting lines were about nothing else in the last few weeks. This week was supposed to become a ‘turning point’ in Cuba’s history, and it put the island in the spotlight of the global media. And it was my final week of fieldwork.

Cuba: A new working culture?

Cubans are friendly, helpful, and welcoming. Until you enter a public service building such as a bank or a state-run store, or restaurant. Why is that? An exerpt from my fieldnotes.

Cuba: A new working culture?

Cubans are friendly, helpful, and welcoming. Until you enter a public service building such as a bank or a state-run store, or restaurant. Why is that? An exerpt from my fieldnotes.