May 26: Our Monthly Global Call served as an action-follow-up to our May 17 Independent Dialogue for the UN Global Food Systems Summit.

Our time at the 2019 UN High-level political forum
July 15, 2019

This year’s UN High-level Political Forum (HLPF) to track progress on the 2030 Agenda – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was particularly important to the…

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Power is shifting to communities and INGOs need to be part of it
June 27, 2019

Author: Jenny Hodgson, Originally published at www.bond.org.uk, 11 March 2019. Featured photo by Anna Dubuis/DFID – CC BY-NC 2.0. Our world is changing from the…

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Dignity, Equality and Social Protection: A Call for Integrated Strategies at CSW
April 20, 2019

Every year, thousands of women’s rights activists from around the world converge on UN Headquarters in New York to push world leaders ever closer -…

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Capacity Development
February 27, 2019

2019-02-27 Special Learning Event https://youtu.be/k8bb_Q6m04w Full recording This was the first Learning Session organized by the newly-formed CLD Learning Working Group, which evolved from the…

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Breaking News – Kenya Launch!
February 1, 2019

PRESS RELEASE The Community-led Development (CLD) Movement Launches Kenya Chapter NAIROBI, 30 January 2018 –The Community-led Development (CLD) Movement today unveiled the CLD Kenya Chapter…

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All Human Beings
December 10, 2018

The final post in our series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo: United Nations. On December 10, 1948 the newly established General…

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Women Saving the Earth
December 9, 2018

Thirteenth in the series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo: NASA December 7, 1972 – On the last Apollo mission to the…

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Women Fight Corruption
December 9, 2018

Fifteenth in our series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. December 9 is International Anti-Corruption Day. #UnitedAgainstCorruption. According to Transparency International, there are…

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Is God a Feminist?
December 8, 2018

Fourteenth in my series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo – public domain – of the painting by Francisco Rizi. December 8…

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Guns make gender-based violence deadly.
December 6, 2018

Twelfth in a series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo by by ZhengZhou of the sculpture “Non-Violence” by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd, in front of UN…

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International Volunteer Day
December 4, 2018

December 5 is International Volunteer Day (IVD). In 2018, the theme for this day is “Volunteers build Resilient Communities,” recognizing volunteers worldwide – with a special…

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The Pill vs Gender-based Violence
December 4, 2018

Tenth in a series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo: iStock.com/araoraor December 4 – On this day in 1961, Britain’s National Health…

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Halting Sexual Abuse of People with Disabilities
December 3, 2018

Ninth in a series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo: The Hunger Project-Bangladesh December 3 is the International Day for People with…

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Community Action to End Modern Slavery
December 3, 2018

Part 8 for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo: iStock.com/Favor of God December 2, 2018 is the International Day for the Abolition of…

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Women on the Front Lines of Peace and Security
November 30, 2018

Sixth in a series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Photo: UN Peace Keeping. Seh-Dong-Hong-Beh, leader of the Dahomey women’s regiment, drawn by…

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Women Human Rights Defenders
November 29, 2018

Fifth in a series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence I am always deeply inspired by each of the heroic women and men…

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When Women Lead
November 28, 2018

Fourth in a series for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence On this day in 1919, American-born Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor (Lady Astor) became…

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Denying Health Care is Violence
November 27, 2018

Third in a series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. Photo: The Hunger Project – women’s march at the Bissiga epicenter. There is…

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