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Helping women and girls in the fight for equality
Women and girls are often the faces of poverty. And they are essential to overcoming it. You have likely seen the statistics – women have fewer resources and less power compared to men, and they can experience further inequality because of their class, ethnicity and age. Yet, we have also seen the difference made when […]
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON WOMEN (ICRW): ‘Tikambisane’ means ‘Let’s talk to each other’
Beginning in late 2017, ICRW along with three partners, piloted a support group designed to facilitate healthy transitions to adulthood among adolescent girls aged 15-19 living with HIV in Lusaka, Zambia. The group was named ‘Tikambisane’, which means ‘Let’s talk to each other’ in Nyanga, a local Zambian language. The research team chose this name […]
INTERNATIONAL ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHARITIES: Jordan: Can You Imagine Not Being Able to Hear?
Imagine not being able to hear the world around you. Before getting his first hearing aids, Khaldoun would cry, scream, and hit his head, frustrated that he couldn’t communicate with those close to him. Growing up in Syria, Khaldoun had hearing aids and support from his teachers. But the devices eventually wore out and needed […]