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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Verbal Harassment Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: Verbal harassment

Women are sometimes discouraged or fearful of using certain means of transport because of the harassment they face. Photo: Guillaume Gaffiot for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh.   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, Human Rights Day, the […]

Family Planning Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: Limiting access to contraceptives

Photo: Guillaume Gaffiot for Action Against Hunger, Burkina Faso.   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign to galvanize action to end violence […]

Drought in Somalia Action Against Hunger

Intensifying drought in Somalia increases risk of severe famine

Action Against Hunger Calls for Sustained Assistance to Prevent Catastrophe. Photo: Khadija Farah for Action Against Hunger, Somalia. December 5, 2017—Governments and other key global partners are convening in Mogadishu today to discuss plans for sustaining humanitarian support for Somalia. In response to a recent alert that parts of Somalia could face severe famine in […]

Agawol South Sudan Action Against Hunger

Stronger than adversity: Agawol’s Story

Agawol goes with her daughter to the Action Against Hunger Outpatient Treatment Center (OTP) in Yargot. She gets the last rations of therapeutic peanut paste before her child is discharged from the program. Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. Support our work in South Sudan: DONATE HERE When her first son was […]

Violence Against Women Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: Stigmatizing and neglecting widows and divorced women

Photo: Marco Bottelli for Action Against Hunger   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign to galvanize action to end violence against women […]

Land Ownership Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: Lack of land ownership

Photo: Alfonso Rodriguez for Action Against Hunger. Action Against Hunger works with women in many countries who don’t have control over the lands they depend upon for food and housing.   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, […]