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the problem with oxfam isn’t just a few dirty men | africa

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the problem with oxfam isn’t just a few dirty men | africa

there has long been a dark undertone to the aid world. the 2007 documentary by worldwrite – keeping africa small – interviewed ghanaians who disliked the fact that some charities and ngos seem to have a peculiar obsession with africans’ sexual habits. they focus heavily on teenage pregnancies, stis and family planning. that is, they want to stop the birth of more black babies.when ngos aren’t dehumanising foreigners by depicting them as helpless, they are dehumanising them by fetishising their way of life. there is sometimes an ugly celebration of the fact that some of the developing world is ‘unsullied’ by consumerism. these people apparently don’t need or want iphones, big tvs or mcdonald’s, not to mention such key infrastr...