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Compassion CBO Anti-Fgm Campaign in Kenya

Following an intensive selection process, Compassion CBO has been awarded a grant by AmplifyChange to run Anti-FGM Hotlines in Kenya.

Pots arrive

The breakfast programme is the latest result of the partnership between the two organisations. They first came into contact through Safe World for Women: Compassion CBO and Porridge and Rice are both members of the Alliance for a Safe World...

 SURCOD in floods

A key focus for us in our discussion was the devastating floods which hit Malawi earlier this year. Nsanje, where SURCOD is based, was hit particularly badly.... At Classrooms for Malawi, we were inundated with information about damaged schools, many of which were simply washed away.

Map of Sudan and Darfur

Women have come together, through Facebook, to raise awareness of the plight of four scared young asylum seekers from Darfur who face imminent deportation to Sudan.

Red Elephant Foundation: Sharmeen Obaid

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is an Academy and Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker. Her work centers on human rights and women’s issues. She has worked with refugees and marginalized communities from Saudi Arabia to Syria and from Timor Leste to the Philippines. By bringing their voices to the forefront, she has often helped them bring about a critical change in their community.

REF Beyond Survival

Tiffany Williams is the coordinator of the Beyond Survival campaign of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, which works to build survivor leadership and awareness of human trafficking of domestic workers in the United States and around the world.

Iram Mohsin

How do you become friends with someone?
Can you apply cool logic to this process and say ‘I choose this person to be my friend because of the following factors…’?

Dye-used-for-elections-in-Pakistan

Member of the Alliance for a Safe World, Blue Veins, organised a conference in Peshawar to campaign for the inclusion of women in elections on May 30th. In a recent by-election an estimated 48,000 women were excluded from voting.

Safalta-Shichya-Sadan

3rd May - Samida Women Development Forum delivered supplies to Safalta Shichya Sadan - a home for orphaned children who are HIV positive. We are now focusing all our resources on four VDCs of Sanobanthali, Kavrepalanchow, where help hasn't yet reached.

Ramkot-Fasku-supplies

30th April: First young team will be dispatched to Sano Bangthali, Kavre - where more than 1000 people have been displaced - with medicine, generator, sanitary product, tents and food materials... 1st May: Today we contributed tents and dry foods to Ramkot Fasku...

Earthquake-Relief

Rural Womens Network Nepal, based in Kathmandu, and Association for Living Values Education Nepal have jointly set up a relief fund to support the earthquake victims for medical treatment, food, clean water, hygiene products, fuel and shelter.

Hafsa, Prakhar and Tooba

Prakhar Misra, a Teach for India fellow from Mumbai writes about the immense respect he has developed for teachers in Pakistan, thanks to his interactions with Teach for Pakistan fellows Hafsa Alvi and Tooba Hatif Farooqui.