The blog

  • Immigrant Women’s Health in the United States
    Melina Juárez is a PhD student in Political Science at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Her research focuses on immigration,...
  • Poliomyelitis (Polio): An international public health emergency
            - IN SPANISH   Emilia Nathanail studied Turkish Language and Literature at the University of...
  • Homosexuality in the making: gay rights, conflicting discourses and shifting ideologies
    Spyridon Chairetis is a DPhil Candidate in the Department of Medieval, Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, at the University of Oxford,...
  • Refugees’ Rights Violations in Greece: K’s Story
    K is a young university student who studied engineering in Iran, before becoming active in human rights which ultimately resulted in his...
  • Erica Meets Her Sponsored Child
    During the spring of 2011, I set out on a solo backpacking trip through South America. While I was in the process of planning my trip, I...
  • Orphanage Tourism: Helpful or Harmful?
        At VOFAIR, we promote being aware of the impact of our volunteering on the beneficiary, as well as on the volunteer....
  • Lee in Uganda
    Lee Pearson is a doctoral researcher in the Centre for Environmental Policy at Imperial College London with an interest in trade-related...