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This weekly podcast takes listeners beyond the headlines and beyond our borders. We discuss often under-reported and complex issues, and give these stories room to breathe. Through tea, cake, and gossip round the kitchen table, we hope to gain a better understanding of the world we live in ... so we can start putting it to rights!

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Outwith Series 2 - Episode 5: A Gap Year to Kill For with Ryan Latto

The ‘Gap Year’ has become something of a rite of passage for many youngsters keen to set see the world and give something back. But good intentions can often have unintended consequences - and the ‘white saviour’ complex can often be harmful.Former nurse turned journalist Ryan Latto talked us through his experiences in Uganda and Tanzania, and why medical voluntourism can prove deadly for local populations.

39mins

19 Aug 2019

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