Dispatches from the Field

Nazrawa Camp, Iraq

Three IDP Camps Call for an End to Violence Against Women

On November 25, 270 IDPs and several NGO teams from Nazrawa, Laylan 1 and Laylan 2 Camps gathered to celebrate International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Throughout the day, plays depicting strong women, songs performed by children and groups, and interpretive dances promoting peaceful coexistence raised awareness of the negative impact of violence against women and children, and how it can permanently harm society.

Climate Change: Communities Become Their Own Players in Resilience

In Mali, people in rural areas are the most vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change due to their increased dependence on dwindling natural resources, their geographically isolated settlements and their lack of necessary resources to face this reality. Reducing this vulnerability is a real challenge for people who face both environmental challenges and multi-faceted poverty.