Sharon Fawcett

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Cultivating hope in Congo: Masika’s story

Due to the nature of the subject matter, some may find the content of this column disturbing. Forty-eight women are raped every hour in the Democratic...

When abundance is embarrassing: The world water and sanitation crisis

I have a First World phobia. It’s not an official fear in a worried, heart-racing, hand-sweating sort of way, but it’s something I think...

Holding out hope for the United Nations

I have a love-hate relationship with the United Nations. I love the idea of 193 nations working together to solve international problems of economic, social,...

Chocolate children: The hidden cost of the world’s favourite sweet

The world consumes three million tons of cocoa per year, earning chocolate manufacturers more than $62.1 billion U.S. annually, while those relying on cocoa...

Post-secondary education: Punishment or prize?

It was the first day of classes of the winter semester of 2012, and her foreboding statement expressed her expectations of the three months...

Post-secondary education: Punishment or prize?

It was the first day of classes of the winter semester of 2012, and her foreboding statement expressed her expectations of the three months...
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