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The question campaigners hate to answer, but need to

Kirsty McNeill on the tough question campaigners need to ask themselves in order to make change.

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Working on the Nyalungana swamp reclamation
12 April 2019
Provisional ODA figures show that worldwide aid spending fell slightly in real terms in 2018.
Women marching in Sao Paulo, Brazil
9 April 2019
Civil society advocacy has had lots of successes but our current strategies are not winning over enough to people to achieve structural change.
Women carrying UK aid bags in Nepal
4 April 2019
The 2018 ODA stats show the UK meeting the 0.7% spending target, with an extra £487m spent on UK aid compared to 2017.