These divergent meanings of humanitarianism are harbouring contradictions that lie at the heart of the moral dilemma that development aid is facing, even though this aspect is often overlooked.
Inevitably, we came to talk about Brexit and the related discussion about immigration, even though I didn’t ask any structured questions about it during our interviews. In this article, I want to share the opinions of people I met during my journey and add to this edition new perspectives, that rarely make their way into the mainstream media.
Cuddling men and people of the Third gender was not what I was used to when I came to Bangladesh from Germany. Being confronted with unfamiliar gender concepts became a great lesson of tolerance for me, a lesson that would be needed more in both countries.