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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: 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 in Conflict. This […]

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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 […]

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Not your average influencer: these women save lives in Somalia

Female community influencers are working to promote and improve health for both mothers and children. Photo: Fardosa Hussein for Action Against Hunger, Somalia. International Women’s Day serves as a reminder of the important achievements of women in the fight for equal rights, but also of their crucial role in fostering change in their communities. In […]

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Celebrating Women in Science

Women in Science: A doctor at Kananbakache health centre, Niger February 11th, 2020 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. It’s an important one for us, because we know dedication and innovation are key to ending hunger once and for all, and we can’t innovate without the full and equal access and participation […]

Engaging with the Referral System as Nutrition Actors: Regional Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Trainings

At Action Against Hunger, we are committed to tackling the root causes of gender inequality and gender-based violence. We know that gender inequality and gender-based violence are both a cause and consequence of hunger and have deep impacts on the lives of the people we work with. Our organization’s dedicated Gender Unit supports our commitment […]

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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 […]