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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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Leave No Woman Behind Reports

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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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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HLPF 2021 Official Side Event: Decade of action to achieve substantial social protection coverage of the most vulnerable by 2030

The virtual side event “Decade of Action to achieve Universal Social Protection by 2030” will take place in the framework of the High-level Political Forum. Please register here Organizers: Global…
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Leave No Woman Behind, Official Side Event at the HLPF 2021

Please register here The side event will discuss the impact of the pandemic on the groups of women with multiple discrimination like the women belonging from the indigenous communities, DWD…
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GCAP Ghana celebrates African Union day of the African child

The “Day of the African Child” traces back to the year of 1991 when the African Union (AU) initiated a remembrance to the children who lost their lives in a…
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Leave No Woman Behind – Situation of Women and Girls with Disabilities Africa Report

Download the report as PDF here. Executive summary The focus of this report is the multiple discrimination experienced by women and girls in Africa, examined through evidence gathered in Ghana,…
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#LeaveNoWomanBehind National Report on the Situation of Women with Disabilities in Kenya #IWD2021

In anticipation of the International Women’s Day 2021 on the 8th of March #IWD2021, GCAP publishes key reports from its #LeaveNoWomanBehind campaign. We encourage National Coalitions and Constituency Group and…
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National Report on the Situation of Women with Disabilities in Ghana #LeaveNoWomanBehind #IWD2021

  In anticipation of the International Women's Day 2021 on the 8th of March #IWD2021, GCAP publishes key reports from its #LeaveNoWomanBehind campaign. We encourage National Coalitions and Constituency Group…
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Invitation to online event: Better support needed for women with disabilities: Leave no women behind during COVID-19 and beyond

Date: Friday, 26th February 2021 Time: 10:00-11:30 AM (Nairobi time) / 7:00 AM-8:30 AM GMT Please click on the link below to join the event https://zoom.us/j/99845115291?pwd=d1orTGNrNXlQSGFBeUN6VS9pZytCZz09 Download the flyer in…
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