ACT member Diakonia works to achieve gender equality through challenging unequal, patriarchal structures and attitudes. This work encompasses all people, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Today, there is a dusty road that passes through the little town of Lerma, Colombia. Every now and then, a horse or a few cars might pass by. People move slowly in the heat of the day. Lerma looks like a quiet town, but its history was the opposite.
Le Réseau des Enfants et Jeunes Africains pour les Droits Humains (REJADH) est un réseau de jeunes femmes et jeunes hommes de 13 à 30 ans issus de plusieurs pays caractérisés par des situations de conflit ou post-conflit : la République Démocratique du Congo, le Burundi, la Somalie, le Sud Soudan et le Mali.
Because of war and having to flee their home, many refugee children have spent years without education. For many of them, learning centres aided by ACT member Finn Church Aid are the only chance to get to study.
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.
With a wide local network, the Forum was able to rapidly organise and collaborate with organisations from various sectors to establish a National Envisioning Platform. The Platform aimed to facilitate inclusive dialogue across all sectors and peoples of Zimbabwe towards ‘A future we want’.
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.
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.