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As drought devastates the Horn of Africa yet again, the following analysis comparing 2019 to earlier droughts paints a bleak picture and indictment on the humanitarian community. The urgency to better respond is exacerbated by people’s lack of recovery from the 2017 drought and a further deterioration predicted in coming months.
The report shows that if Canada does not ensure equal access to affordable child care, progress towards closing the economic gender gap will stall and the country’s economic growth will be stifled.
In an increasingly unequal world, advancing gender equality is fundamental to tackling inequality and poverty.
Canada sits at a critical juncture in its efforts to advance gender equality and implement its Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP). This policy paper explores why and how Canada can advance its global leadership on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).
As the world prepares to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the 20th Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325, governments, donors, United Nations agencies, civil society organizations, and national and local actors must rally together to uphold women’s and girls’ rights where they are furthest behind: in conflict and emergency settings.