Themrise Khan

Themrise Khan is an independent development professional with over 25 years of experience in international development, social policy, gender, and global migration, during which she has worked with a vast spectrum of multilateral and bilateral organizations, INGOs and civil society organizations in Pakistan and South Asia. She lives in Pakistan and blogs at www.lamehdood.wordpress.com Twitter: @themrise
Who Speaks for the Global South Recipients of Aid?

Who Speaks for the Global South Recipients of Aid?

The murder of George Floyd and the resurfacing of the Black Lives Matter movement has led to heightened discussions on race in the international development sector. Aid practitioners in the North have not only condemned the systemic racism that they (suddenly) now see to be endemic in the sector, but have also vowed to ‘change’ or even ‘end’ aid altogether. COVID-19 has further spurred analysis of how the sector may now change – or not – post pandemic. But decisions about how aid should be ‘done’ in developing countries should be taken by those at the receiving end.

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