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Our feminist approach to protection in emergencies

Our feminist approach to protection aims to support women in humanitarian action. We focus on the essential role of women leaders in strengthening community reslience and protection. Women's rights
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Making the local global

Local women leaders must be at the heart of humanitarian work. They are commonly the first responders in any emergency and are most active in prevention and rebuilding after disasters. They should

The summons of the climate case against Shell, summarised

A short summary of the evidence and argumentation used and of Milieudefensie et al.’s demands, that Shell must contribute to achieving the global climate goal to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees.
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Market solutions to help climate victims fail human rights test

Rising global temperatures are wreaking havoc around the world, leaving a trail of destruction from Kyoto to Kerala. But those least responsible for greenhouse gas emissions are also those most

Funding a localised, women-led approach to protection from Gender Based Violence

Disasters, protracted crises and conflicts disproportionately affect women, yet women and their organisations are significantly underrepresented in humanitarian response. While the evidence shows that

Youth, Gender and Social Protection primers

Social protection is intended to enable young people to expand their choices and enjoy their right to self-determination. The existing frameworks for social protection need to be radically changed if

Gender Responsive Public Services and Macro-Economic Policy in Ghana

Improving public services is vital to progress on the fulfilment of girls’ and women’s rights: to education, to health (including sexual and reproductive health services), to water and sanitation, to
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Shrinking space in Zambia

Zambia has earned a reputation as one of the continent’s most stable democracies ever since it returned to multi-party rule almost 30 years ago. However, this tradition is now under serious threat,
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Tax, Privatisation and the Right to Education Project: Influencing education financing and tax policy to transform children’s lives

The Tax, Privatisation and the Right to Education project is a multi-country education and tax justice project funded by private donors.It brings together four countries working towards a common goal,
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Protecting the labour rights of young workers

Strengthening legal protections against gender based violence at work is particularly important for young workers, 77% of whom are in informal employment.