The Impact of Climate Change on Women and Children in Karamoja - Statement by AWARE Uganda, Safeworld Field Partner.
The Impact of Climate Change on Women and Children in Sindh Province, Pakistan - Statement by SDTS - Safeworld Field Partner.
Zoneziwoh Mbondgulo tells the story of a 16-year-old girl who has always been passionate about education. At the age of three, she became deaf. And two years later, she lost her father...
Prior to the murder of Farida Afridi, co-founder, SAWERA had been training women in conflict resolution, and political and social rights in the light of Islam and the Constitution of Pakistan.
This was the last update before Farida was murdered by militants.
Update from SDTS - Safeworld Field Partner in Pakistan.
One-room shelters use local materials and target the most vulnerable groups, mobilizing communities’ capacity for self-help to meet the unprecedented need for shelter solutions.
Update from COFAPRI - Safeworld Field Partner in DR Congo:
Sometimes, women carry on their back burdens that are heavier than their own weight, just to earn money to feed their children.
We have started a plant and vegetable growing project on a very small plot of land in or near the compound of every member.
Some women are cultivating maize, sorghum, soya beans, beans, vegetable marrows and potatoes. The first harvest was very beneficial to the whole membership of COFAPRI.
Blog by Bahati Valerie Theophile, co-founder of COFAPRI - Safe World Field Partner in D.R.Congo.
Nyota told us that a majority of women in her area are widows because their husbands were killed during the wars.
This drove them to sell their bodies so that they could support their orphans. Once the husband is killed, the husband’s family members do not support the widow. They leave her alone with her children, and sometimes, she is chased away from the husband’s family; thus, everything the husband gave her: land, animals, clothes, etc. is taken from her.
These women now are suffering a lot, and some were again raped by militants....
New Life members participated in the hunger strike intitated by the IAC (India Against Corruption),
Our children and women from the target areas participated in the Candle Light Rally conducted on 24th August 2011 for an INDIA AGAINST CORRUPTION rally.
The women and children were given awareness training on corruption, and they vowed to act against corruption by not supporting those known to be corrupt, and questioning them.