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Global Overview – Leave No Woman Behind

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

Download the full report here. This global report on Leave No Women Behind (LNWB) has been prepared as part of GCAP’s Faces of Inequality Campaign. It has highlighted the intersectionality…
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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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National Report on the Situation of Women with Disabilities in Mali #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 and…
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Open Letter to All Governments, International Institutions and Lenders

Dear Leaders of Governments, International Institutions and Lender Institutions, COVID19 has turned our world upside down. The Covid19 pandemic has severely impacted on the health, safety and survival of hundreds…
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Statement on the Political Situation in Mali

Download GCAP expresses deep regret and concern about the coup d'état or military takeover in Mali. Indeed, Mali is a Sahel country already in the grip of multiple jihadist violence…
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