2018 ACT Alliance General Assembly
October 28 - November 1
Uppsala, Sweden
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Gender equality in Vanuatu: More than making toast

In Vanuatu, traditional gender norms and a gendered division of labour has shaped the division of labour in households for many years. ACT Alliance member UnitingWorld has engaged in various activities to enhance gender equality. In one of these activities, hope was inspired through action that challenged existing gender inequalities at the community level. UnitingWorld,…
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Apoyando las comunidades afectadas por el huracán Irma

Huracán Irma categoría 5 llegó a las costas de Cuba en septiembre de 2017 con vientos sostenidos de 295kph. El foro ACT Cuba, a través del El Consejo de Iglesias de Cuba (CIC) está apoyando en la reconstrucción de las comunidades afectadas por el huracán Irma.
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CSO leadership for a more prosperous Zimbabwe

Formerly known as the breadbasket of Africa, Zimbabwe, and its people have withstood deteriorating social, economic and political conditions for many years under the rule of former President Robert Mugabe, who ruled the country since its independence in 1980. A military intervention in November 2017 followed by the sudden resignation of the former President after…
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Together in Cox's Bazar

In Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees are living in houses made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies.
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Fighting Inequality for Themselves

Five villages in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are using a different approach to resilience for their communities. Women, men and youth in the villages decide on what they see as the main challenges and threats - and then receive direct control over cash grants to act on their own. "It was important for us to…
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George Stephan, DSPR Jerusalem

George Stephan from ACT member DSPR talks about the meaning of partnership and the importance of his home, Jerusalem, to his life and his faith. 
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