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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. […]

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16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV)

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 (GBV). Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is a pervasive protection and human rights issue across the globe and is often exacerbated […]

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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 […]

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Championing Gender in the Fight Against Hunger

In our fight for a world free from hunger, it’s essential that we understand the different experiences women, men, girls and boys have in the countries in which we work. Thanks to your support, Action Against Hunger is committed to addressing these different needs in our work while also ensuring we create a gender-sensitive and […]

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International Women’s Day: Eight Powerful Women Leading the Fight to End Hunger

Photo: Guy Calaf for Action Against Hunger, Nigeria   March 8th marks International Women’s Day, an opportunity not only to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievement of women—but also to take an unflinching look at the harsh legal and social inequalities as well as the abuse and exploitation that limit the advancement of […]