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Humanitarian Campaign Lead at Oxfam Canada, Melanie Gallant leans into the gap between life for women in places like Canada, and life for women displaced by conflict, which is showing it's greater than ever — and growing.
Months after marking four years of devastating war, South Sudan has reached another critical point: more South Sudanese are hungry than ever before.
If we know what these words mean in human terms, we feel compelled to help.
Women and children account for more than 75% of displaced persons globally, and are particularly affected in crises.
I have a lot to be thankful for. Good health, a loving family, a home and a gratifying job. But like many, I often take these blessings for granted. This year, however, is different.
Somalia hasn’t been in the news much in the past couple of years – which is largely good news – but just because there aren’t headlines doesn’t mean there isn’t something happening.
An end to the fighting would go a long way toward solving the challenges so many families now face in meeting their basic needs.
Last summer, 16 year old Eba'a Hamouda watched terrified as the bombs fell all around her in Gaza. Since then she has used her love of drawing and writing to try and come to terms with what happened.
Amidst bombings and shortages in fuel, food and vital supplies, a group of Yemeni women came together for an unconventional demonstration against the war... and the lack of women’s rights.
For a long time there has been severe humanitarian crisis in the country, now there could be a humanitarian catastrophe unless a permanent ceasefire is agreed and humanitarian access is granted.