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Empowering Women and Uniting Communities in Jordan

Photo: Salam Naqaresh working on her sewing machine. Freya Dowson for Action Against Hunger. Since the onset of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, approximately 660,000 people have fled Syria and registered as refugees in Jordan. Due to the constant influx of people from across the border, refugees and Jordanians alike have been struggling with […]

Government of Canada Investment in Women's Health - Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger commends the Government of Canada for its investment in global women’s health.

Toronto, ON, June 4, 2019 — Canada continues to be at the forefront of international assistance by advancing the health and rights of women, adolescents and children around the globe with a ten-year, $1.4 billion annual investment starting in 2023. The new funding, announced today as part of the Women Deliver 2019 conference taking place this week in Vancouver, formally recognizes the […]

International Women's Day Action Against Hunger

International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day serves as a reminder of the important achievements of women in the fight for equal rights, as well as the marginalization and discrimination still endured by women throughout the world. At Action Against Hunger we believe that we must consider gender in our programs and foster a commitment to gender equality in […]

Gender and gender-based violence Action Against Hunger

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 […]

End Hunger Action Against Hunger

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 […]

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 […]