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ActionAid Ireland CEO nominated as Chairperson of the Irish Consortium on Gender Based Violence

  • Date: 04/11/2019
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

Last week it was announced that ActionAid Ireland CEO, Siobhán McGee, will take up the position of Chairperson of the Irish Consortium for Gender Based Violence (ICGBV) for the coming term. Addressing Gender Based Violence across the globe The Consortium, which is an alliance of Ireland’s leading NGOs, Irish Aid and the Irish Defence Forces,.....

My encounter with our Behaviour Change approach in Nepal

  • Date: 14/10/2019
  • Author: Erick Onduru

The sultry heat, with temperatures as high as 31C, welcomes you to Parsa. The district is about 30 minutes by flight from Kathmandu. Here we use our behaviour change approach to look at the three factors that interact to create a behaviour. These are capability to carry out the behaviour, opportunity to practise the behaviour.....

Capability: Brenda Mwadabiro, 22, from Kishushe in Kenya.

Increasing women’s capability to participate in meetings

  • Date: 23/09/2019
  • Author: Caroline Nkirote

In Kenya, we are working with 500 hard to reach women in two counties. Here, we have learned that it is women’s lack of capability to attend training meetings that is holding them back. I have seen tremendous changes in their lives as a result of our Women’s Rights Programme. Identifying problems is important but.....

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