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How Action Against Hunger is supporting survivors of sexual and gender-based violence

Gender-based violence is a key driver of hunger and malnutrition, and can impact the ability of mothers to care for themselves and their children. Photo: Florian Seriex for Action Against Hunger, Yemen. Six years ago, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed June 19 of each year the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence […]

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Action Against Hunger Canada names Onome Ako as Chief Executive Officer

Action Against Hunger Canada’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Onome Ako as Chief Executive Officer effective August 23, 2021. In addition to providing leadership and direction, her mandate is to develop a new five-year strategy to accelerate and diversify Action Against Hunger Canada’s revenue streams and continue to build a […]

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“If I Go, Who Will Feed My Children?”

Gai Yor, a fisherman in South Sudan, saw his home and crops submerged when South Sudan experienced the worst flooding in decades last year. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. As his family flees flood waters in South Sudan, a father stays behind to ensure they have enough to eat. By Susan […]

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As India battles second wave of COVID-19, Action Against Hunger responds to looming hunger crisis

Food basket distribution in Mumbai. Photo: Sudharak Olwe for Action Against Hunger, India. As India continues to battle the latest wave of COVID-19, Action Against Hunger is working to support the overburdened health system and respond to a looming hunger crisis. The pandemic has intensified food insecurity across the country, disrupting supply chains, limiting employment […]

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In the Central African Republic, beekeepers unite for a more sustainable future

Modern beehives pave the way for more sustainable honey production in Bossangoa. Photo: Action Against Hunger, Central African Republic. Behind Philippe Modompte’s home in Bossangoa, the silence is broken by the hum of bees hard at work producing the sought-after Bossangoa honey so valued in the region. Philippe and his family settled in a quiet […]

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Promoting breastfeeding to enhance maternal and child health in Kenya

The breastfeeding room at Kapenguria Referral Hospital. Photo: Elphas Ngugi for Action Against Hunger, Kenya. Throughout the day, Jane Muthoni visits the dedicated breastfeeding room at Kapenguria Referral Hospital in West Pokot, Kenya to feed her 10-month old son. The facility provides a comfortable and convenient space for hospital staff to breastfeed during working hours […]