Aisha Dodwell

Aisha Dodwell

Role

Campaigns and policy manager

Biography

Aisha Dodwell joined Global Justice Now in July 2015. She works on policy and campaign strategy across a number of topics including food sovereignty, aid policy, migration and corporate power. Aisha previously worked with the international humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) managing their policy and public engagement work in the UK. She also spent four years as a part-time lecturer at Kingston University, teaching undergraduate courses in global politics and human rights. Aisha holds an MSc in Population and Development, a B.A. in International Studies and a PGDip in Gender and Sexuality.

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Latest posts

No one is fooled! The private security trade fair disguised as a social justice forum


11 November 2016

Europe’s security industry is gathering in London for a two-day summit next week. The event, hosted at the Tower of London, is trying to use a guise of promoting progressive reforms and improving care for people in detention facilities or the prison system, but a closer look at the agenda and list of participants reveals that it is really about how to make more money out of peoples’ misery.

Standing with 90,000 people against corporate power


13 October 2016

Today a petition from over 90,000 European citizens will be delivered to decision makers across the continent. These tens of thousands of signatures are demanding that EU leaders take part in the upcoming UN Human Rights Council's session on establishing an international binding treaty that will end the impunity enjoyed by transnational corporations once and for all.    

Corporations running the world used to be science fiction - Now it's a reality.


12 September 2016

Today, of the 100 wealthiest economic entities in the world, 69 are now corporations and only 31 countries*. This is up from 63 to 37 a year ago. At this rate, within a generation we will be living in a world entirely dominated by giant corporations.

The Africa Energy Forum - this is not what energy democracy looks like

Energy ministers from across Africa will be hosted at a swanky London hotel next week for a conference where hundreds of businesses will pay up to £3,000 for the chance to pitch their business to these state officials.

EU votes to rein in ‘probably carcinogenic’ glyphosate - but not an outright ban


13 April 2016

Monsanto has suffered a blow today as the European Parliament has called for heavy restrictions on the use of glyphosate, one of their most lucrative chemicals, and the key ingredient in their flagship Roundup herbicide.

The Privatisation of UK aid: How the UK’s growing aid budget has become a lucrative business


11 April 2016

It’s never been a better time to be an aid-funded business. Alongside the UK’s now legally enshrined commitment to spend 0.7% of its national income on aid, a growing trend has emerged where an ever-increasing amount of that budget is spent through private companies. DfID spends some £1.4 billion through private contractors annually, with most of it going to just 11 suppliers.

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