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07 April 2015 – ‘Voluntourism’ has come in for plenty of criticism in recent years, but the stereotype of volunteers as well-meaning but incompetent students on gap years may need a rethink after a new report highlighted the “unique contribution” made by them in the fight to end poverty. Read more.



02 April 2015 – London, Paris…Kenya. Gone are the Europe-on-a-shoestring and glamping holiday packages: the rite of passage du jour for most young people is playing with orphaned children and building libraries in ‘underdeveloped’ countries far away from your own. Anna Cafolla. Read more.