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Little white girls & boys arent the problem; the way we currently volunteer abroad short-term is

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by Lawrence Loh, MD MPH —- Increased awareness of global disparities and ease of travel has fuelled increasing participation in short-term volunteer experiences (or “voluntourism”) abroad, with volunteers tending to be youthful; often students in high school, university, or professional school, but also including young professionals embarking on their careers. The activities they undertake are varied, depending on their level of training and career…

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