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Recoding of GCAP Global Webinar on Vaccine Inequality from April 6, 2022

The Omicron variant of the Coronavirus, though milder, could spread in lightning speed affecting large populace in a short span. The need of hospitalisation was comparatively less than the earlier…
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Recording now available: Side-event at UN Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

 Organisers: The Africa Platform for Social Protection, APSP Global Call to Action against Poverty, GCAP Many African countries remain behind or even off-track in different ways towards achievement of…
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Press and video coverage: GCAP Africa demands TRIPS Waiver

Actions on 11 March 2022 - the 2nd anniversary of the pandemic. A comprehensive list of media coverage sorted by country  can be found at the bottom of this article.…
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GCAP and partners host side-event at UN Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

You can join the GCAP Africa/APSP Side event on Social Protection on 25 February 2022 at 7 am GMT with this ZOOM link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81439340590 Organisers: The Africa Platform for Social…
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Newsletter December 2021 – Leave No Woman Behind & Impact of COVID-19

Français ci-dessous| Español abajo GCAP Newsletter December 2021     “People with disabilities are relegated to the background. The pandemic simply worsened an already bad situation.” Anne Wafula-Strike, Kenyan Paralympian…
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GCAP GHANA at the COP26 « Things are not going the African way »

Kenneth Amoateng, GCAP Ghana provided a short analysis of the events that unfolded at the COP: Communities are experiencing droughts and flooding which is causing loss of livelihoods and destroying…
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GCAP Togo « COP26: encore beaucoup d’embûches sur le chemin de l’Accord de Paris »

Comment by Esso Pedessi, GCAP Togo: La COP26 tenue du 31 octobre au 12 novembre 2021 a été marquée par l’absence des dirigeants de certains pays responsables de la crise…
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“Covid-19 is a wake-up call – and we are oversleeping,”

Français ci-dessous| Español abajo Statement on the 17 October 2021 - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty GCAP Newsletter, 17 October 2021 “Covid-19 is a wake-up call – and…
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Leave no Woman Behind – Woman with Disabilities in Africa

The Woman with Disabilities in Africa report investigates exactly what the title suggests on 22 pages and is chapter three in the global report (3/4). Additional parts of this series…
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Leave No Woman Behind – A Global Overview

The Global Overview is the first of four chapters (1/4) of the global report. The publication provides on 26 pages an excellent and detailed account of the general challenges the…
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Ne laisser aucune femme de côté

Que nous le voulions ou non, le COVID est une maladie de la pauvreté, de l'impuissance, des inégalités et de l'injustice - une maladie des personnes défavorisées - qui s'enracine…
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Leave No Woman Behind – Global Report Launch

Whether we like it or not COVID is a disease of poverty, powerlessness, inequities and injustice - a disease of the disadvantaged - and gets entrenched in the poorest communities.…
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