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The International Women’s Day Keynote Speech delivered by Helen Pankhurst at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London on 8 March 2018. Read more...
Helen Pankhurst delivering the International Women’s Day Keynote Speech at the Commonwealth Secretariat Helen Pankhurst delivering the International Women’s Day Keynote Speech at the Commonwealth Secretariat
The Doing Development Differently (DDD) agenda promises a number of changes in the development business. It has a manifesto that advises development practitioners to start with problems, not ready-made solutions; understand and engage with the local politics; support locally-led reform;… Read more...
A teenage girl at a community gathering in a village near Hardoi, India A teenage girl at a community gathering in a village near Hardoi, India
#MeToo began with the bravery of individual women not willing to be silenced about their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse. Their voices have become a global movement exposing the systemic nature of sexism and male entitlement in all industries… Read more...
People marching at the #March4Women event in London for International Women's Day 2017 People marching at the #March4Women event in London for International Women's Day 2017
Will the parliamentary debate on refugee family reunion be a chance for the UK government to adopt a fairer approach? Right now in the UK, refugees who have been torn apart from their families by war and persecution continue to… Read more...
Syrian refugee Dana (not her real name) and her sons in Serbia Syrian refugee Dana (not her real name) and her sons in Serbia
Delivering aid as cash is fast becoming recognised as one of the most important ways to help crisis affected citizens and the communities around them. The CaLP and Accenture State of the World’s Cash Report, launched today, will be the… Read more...
Administering CARE's cash transfer programme in response to Cyclone Enawo in Madagascar, 2017 Administering CARE's cash transfer programme in response to Cyclone Enawo in Madagascar, 2017
At CARE we believe that a good humanitarian response has to respond to anyone in need, regardless of their gender. This comes with an understanding that greater priority must be given to women and girls due to entrenched gender inequalities.… Read more...
Young men at a refugee centre in Belgrade, Serbia Young men at a refugee centre in Belgrade, Serbia