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Introducing the Gender Transformative Framework for Nutrition

Two women collect water in Ethiopia. Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. Action Against Hunger Canada is proud to be part of the Gender Transformative Framework for Nutrition. This new initiative by a coalition of agencies including World Vision, CARE, Nutrition International, Save the Children, Mother Food International and Bruyere Research Institute will work for […]

Working to end gender-based violence - Action Against Hunger

How we’re working to end gender-based violence in emergencies

Danny Glenwright at the virtual roundtable side event – United Nations General Assembly 2020 Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is both a cause and a consequence of hunger. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated GBV and its effects in many ways – from girls being pushed into early marriage or sex work so they have food to eat, […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

Activism against Gender-Based Violence Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: Assuming what I’m thinking or what I need

Photo: Sadeque Rahman 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 […]