Articles by Willem van de Put

ITM health policy unit, co-founder Culture4Change

#MeToo at the World Health Assembly: Discussing sexual abuse and exploitation in international cooperation

Posted in articles by and on June 1, 2018

Last Saturday (26 May), the very last (side-)event of the World Health Assembly in Geneva was about one of the most embarrassing challenges in international health work: “#AidToo: Sexual exploitation in international cooperation”. #AidToo is a sub-section of the #MeToo movement which definitely needs no introduction, as the ripples it … Read more »

The parallax view of the humanitarian world

Posted in articles by on February 23, 2018

Decent people are outraged about the behavior of aid workers in Haiti some seven years ago. Of course, this is triggered by a deeper sentiment – the unease we all have about the state of affairs in the world. In a western world beleaguered by identity crises, climate change, refugees … Read more »