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Mainstreaming gender equality into budgeting and planning processes for climate action

Promisingly, as countries implement their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and their National Adaptation Plans, they are taking steps to address gender. An FAO analysis found that 38 percent of the most recent NDCs reference gender and/or other marginalized groups in the agricultural sectors compared to 9 percent of previous NDCs. According to the NAP Global […]

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HRP 2022 Monitoring Dashboard GBV AoR West and Central Africa region

Situation Overview 6.9 million people estimated in need of humanitarian assistance for Protection-GBV in the West and Central Africa region in 2022. 70% of these people in need were targeted for humanitarian response plan 2022. A total of US$ 138.7 million required to deliver GBV life-saving assistance and protection to 4.8 million people across the […]

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Immigration Stories Capturing the Headlines

Canadian High Court Weighs Immigration Agreement With US Canada’s highest court is deliberating whether to overturn a nearly 20-year-old immigration agreement with the United States on the grounds that asylum-seekers cannot safely be returned to Canada’s southern neighbor. The story by Craig McCulloch and VOA’s immigration reporter Aline Barros. Venezuelan Migrants in Mexico Protest New […]