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  • Gender-transformative adaptation to climate change: Let’s learn from evidence of what works Gender-transformative adaptation to climate change: Let’s learn from evidence of what works 21st Aug 2019

    Gender inequality is a major driver of poverty and a major obstacle to sustainable development. It’s also a key determinant of exposure to climate change risk: women and girls are more vulnerable to climate change impacts. So if we want to reduce this risk, reduce poverty, and promote sustainable development, adaptation projects and programmes must not only address gender-based vulnerability – they must seek to be gender transformative. What can we learn from good practice examples of programmes where gender equality outcomes have been sought and secured?

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  • We have a new ILO Violence and Harassment Convention. What happens next? We have a new ILO Violence and Harassment Convention. What happens next? 29th Jul 2019

    On 21 June 2019, the International Labour Conference voted to adopt a new ILO Convention and Recommendation to end violence and harassment in the world of work. What does the adoption of this treaty mean, and what happens next?

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  • Calling all NGO staff: How to leave a legacy of impact at scale Calling all NGO staff: How to leave a legacy of impact at scale 18th Jul 2019

    Many of us start working in humanitarian, development or human rights work because we want to change the world or make our country a fairer, better place to live. But in a world where that work is mostly carved up into discrete “projects”, we often end up being satisfied with so much less. If the project we’re working on meets the targets we have agreed with the donor, if an evaluation shows positive change for those we have worked with directly, we have done good work. But is that enough?

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