Posted by in News on June 10, 2019

Feminist practice: local women’s rights organisations set out new ways of working in humanitarian settings

Local women’s rights organisations (WROs) have been working to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls (VAWG) in humanitarian contexts for decades. While they have long been recognised as change-makers and leaders, they still face well-documented obstacles in delivering  aid to women and girls in development and emergency settings. These obstacles include a lack of sustainable funding, limited operational capacity, unequal partnerships with international agencies and barriers to accessing direct funds from donor governments or pooled funding streams.+IRIN, ‘Local Aid Agencies Still Waiting for Bigger Share of the Funding Cake’, 27 March 2017

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Source: Humanitarian Practice Network


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