Every week we post interesting, provocative, informative and thought-provoking articles that we at DSW have been reading – from global health, to sexual rights, to ODA and the future of development assistance. Enjoy!


  • Arthur Neslen of EurActiv has an insightful piece on threats to EU support for family planning and maternal health by religious conservatives. Read more here



  • Stanford Medicine reports on a study which suggests that development assistance for health extends life, saves children. Read more here


  • This Friday is World Malaria Day – UN Foundation’s Nothing but Nets campaign is running a competition encouraging children to use sport to raise awareness and donations. Read more here


  • DSW is one of many supporters of the EU Global Health Pledge – an effort by European CSOs to encourage candidates running in the European Parliament elections this May to pledge their support for global health in the new parliamentary term. Check it out here


If we have missed anything you think we SHOULD be reading, then let us know in the comments below, or via Twitter and Facebook!