20 years of For A Change

For A Change was first published in 1987 in the UK as 16-page monthly print magazine. From January 1992 it became a 20 page bi-monthly and in February 1994 moved to being a 24-page bi-monthly and continued in this format until December 2006 after which it continued as an online magazine.

Back issues are available online, and browseable by issue or story categories. Not all of the story categories in the print magazine were carried forward to the online magazine. Recent story categories are found running left to right underneath the main For A Change banner.

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01 December 2005
Volume 18 Number 6
'Life as a gift' is a recurring theme in this issue. Highlights include articles about India's disabled, the 'stolen generation' of Australia, Art as a healer, the Essay is on 'Radio' and Philip Boobbyer reviews two books which challenge Europe's secularism.
01 October 2005
Volume 18 Number 5
This issue features the Caux summer 2005 conferences of Initiative of Change as well as an article on Rajmohan Gandhi who speaks out on communal hatred. Highlights include articles about the inter generational Caux experience, a young people's course on conflict resolution, looking back on Hiroshima's bombing, and the guest column is by Aleya el Bindari-Hammad on 'Defusing the humiliation bomb'.
01 August 2005
Volume 18 Number 4
This issue features the 60th anniversary of the creation of the UN in the FAC Essay by Sir Richard Jolly. Other highlights include the Lead article on 'Woman standing up and speaking out' in Africa, a profile on a woman Reverend who fights crime with prayer in Bristol and the moving speech by Australian Aboriginal Christine Jacobs, read out by her daughter Tamara, in Federal Parliament, as her mother was killed the day before the event.
01 June 2005
Volume 18 Number 3
In this issue FAC visits Tsunami stricken Sri Lanka. Other highlights include a profile on John Graham, adventurer, peacemaker and risk-taker extraordinaire, a FAC essay on 'A heart and soul for Europe' and an article on an English couple who have fostered 360 children, while Ear to the ground comes from China.
01 April 2005
Volume 18 Number 2
This issue reports from Afghanistan, Ukraine and Wales. Highlights include the story of how inner city Nottingham citizens are building community, a profile on an Eritrean refugee who has devoted his life to education and an article by an eyewitness of the 'Orange Revolution'. FAC readers respond to 'Since you ask' with stories on their biggest gamble.
01 February 2005
Volume 18 Number 1
The Lead in this issue features stories of hope for a Clean Africa, while children of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster are remembered in a photo essay. In 'A different beat' Michael Henderson examines attitudes towards America in view of his own and others' experiences of being evacuated as a child to the US in WW2. Two moving personal stories on forgivenness come from Colombia and Albania.