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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Action Against Hunger joins the call to action on protection from gender-based violence in emergencies

Toronto, 25th November 2018 – At the end of October 2018, Action Against Hunger International became a proud member of the Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies. The Call to Action is a multi-stakeholder initiative that began in 2013 to transform the way gender-based violence (GBV) is addressed in humanitarian emergencies. […]

Free Webinar: Taking action against GBV in our nutrition programs – A look at South Sudan

  Monday, December 10, 2018 9am to 10am (EST)   To wrap up the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, join Action Against Hunger’s Gender Unit and Country Director in South Sudan to discuss what we are doing to enhance the accountability of humanitarian nutrition organizations and the impact we have seen so far. […]

Yemen: Escalation of fighting in Hodeida threatens humanitarian assistance

With the ongoing clashes around the frontline of Hodeida, one of Action Against Hunger’s main warehouses serving humanitarian operations in the country suffered collateral damage from the ongoing conflict. After calls for a ceasefire by the international community only a matter of weeks ago, this is a deeply disturbing development. Action Against Hunger calls on […]

16 days of activism against gender-based violence

From November 25th (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to December 10th (Human Rights Day), Action Against Hunger joins like-minded organizations and activists in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is a pervasive protection and human rights issue across the globe and is often exacerbated in […]

Enhancing accountability towards gender-based violence in nutrition

Since 2013, Action Against Hunger has been working to become a gender sensitive organization. This includes the development and implementation of a set of Gender Minimum Standards, the core requirements we hold all offices accountable to when it comes to considering and addressing gender issues in our work. Building off this momentum, we launched a […]

Empowering mothers to detect acute malnutrition in Kenya

A new study by Action Against Hunger and partners indicates that mothers can use a simple armband measurement tool to accurately screen their children for acute malnutrition. Mothers are powerful. We have always known it. So we are happy to share some important new findings. For nearly forty years, in our efforts to enable communities […]