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Voices Citizen advocacy gets action in Uganda

The health clinic in Nnalinya, a village in central Uganda was in very poor shape. And as things go in Nnalinya, being one of the poorest and least serviced parts of Uganda, it would have remained that way for many years if not for the determined advocacy efforts of local residents.

Voices How child marriage, FGM and obstetric fistula impact the lives of women and girls forever
Learn how child marriage, female genital mutilation and obstetric fistula negatively impact millions of women and girls around the world.
In the News What is famine? Definition, facts and how to help
In Canada, where most families have enough to eat, it's easy to become complacent about the idea of hunger. In the developing world, it's a different story.
Voices Child marriage: Facts and how to help
At its core, child marriage is a fundamental violation of human rights. Learn about how early marriage compromises a child’s development and opportunities in life.
In the News Central African Republic Conflict: Fast Facts and How to Help
Ongoing civil conflict in Central African Republic has resulted in a humanitarian crisis impacting health care, education, nutrition and access to clean water.
Voices Girls’ education: facts and how to help
For all children, but especially for girls, education provide stability for today and opportunities for tomorrow. Learn more about the importance of female education and how you can help protect girls' education rights.
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