Solidarity over charity: Prioritising long-term shifts over band-aid responses (article in Alliance)

Modern charity has largely failed to produce real, lasting change.” 

In Alliance Magazine, I explored how the framework of charity has failed to achieve lasting, systemic change or a shift towards equality despite the good intentions of funders and the billions of dollars that have been spent. I explore how solidarity offers a different framework, both for the values that underpin it and the outcomes it produces, and argue that if we are genuinely committed to a world where everyone has equal access to opportunity and full participation in society, we need to leave behind the charity approach to aid and development and embrace the values and practices of solidarity.

Click here to read the full article at Alliance Magazine. In case you hit a paywall, you are welcome to contact me for a copy.

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