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Capturing the Change: Measuring the impact of considering gender inequality and gender-based violence in the fight against hunger

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.

In 2017 we launched a two-year project funded by the US Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM) looking at ways to mitigate and prevent gender-based violence (GBV) in our programs through focused GBV mainstreaming initiatives in three pilot countries – Bangladesh, South Sudan and Mauritania.

HOW DO WE CAPTURE THE CHANGE?

We started to wonder – are we improving the accountability of humanitarian nutrition organizations to mitigate and prevent GBV? What changes are felt and observed in the lives of the people we work with? What about our staff?

Action Against Hunger developed the Capturing the Change* methodology to better understand the intended and unintended changes as we work to enhance the accountability of nutrition organizations to mitigate and prevent GBV.

The following stories were collected to help us understand changes experienced as a result of trainings held in 2018.

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Annual Report & Financials 2017

Read Action Against Hunger Canada’s 2017 Annual Report highlighting the interventions made possible by donors like you. Along with donors around the world and support from Global Affairs Canada, together, we provided support to over 20.2 million people in 2017.

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Nutrition: Cornerstone of Gender Equality

On November 21st, 2017, a collective of eleven Canadian organizations, convened by Action Against Hunger, came together to host the Nutrition: Cornerstone of Gender Equality conference in Ottawa, Canada. The conference was attended by approximately 100 participants with high-level attendance and participation by the offices of the Minister of Development and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Global Affairs Canada, Every Woman Every Child, World Food Program, UNICEF, the Global Financing Facility (World Bank) and Women Deliver.

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International Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020

This five year strategic plan sets the ambitions of Action Against Hunger to be at the forefront of bringing positive and lasting change in the lives of those affected by hunger.

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Annual Report & Financials 2016

Read Action Against Hunger Canada’s 2016 Annual Report highlighting the interventions made possible by donors like you. Along with donors around the world and support from Global Affairs Canada, together, we provided support to over 14.7 million people in 2016.

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Learning Review 2016

Action Against Hunger’s annual evaluation of its work around the world.

Read the 2016 Learning Review