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    Hivos presents its Free to be Me Award at the annual Pink Film Days film festival Friday, March 22, in Amsterdam’s Het Ketelhuis. This year’s prize goes to the Philippine film ‘ASOG,’ a unique road movie about friendship, transphobia, and climate change. The film is about Jaya, a non-binary teacher and performer, and their young […]

    March 21, 2024
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    By: Patricia Granja, Hivos | Sandra Patiño, ACT | Photography: Mateo Medina ACT According to the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), climate change is the greatest health threat to humanity. This is backed up by a wealth of clear and compelling information about the serious impacts of climate change on human health. Heat […]

    March 19, 2024
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    Voices for Just Climate Action (VCA) is a network of five international organizations, including Hivos, that works to achieve climate justice on three continents. That climate justice can take many forms is clear from the new Voices Magazine that showcases the work of VCA in Brazil. Our Brazilian network counts 74 local organizations that together […]

    March 18, 2024
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    Hivos is excited to announce the Green Growth Summit, a regional event organized in Tunis and Cairo that will build partnerships for climate change mitigation and open green economic pathways in North Africa. The Summit, organized by Hivos and partners from the development and private sectors, will take place on April 30 (Tunis, Tunisia) and […]

    March 18, 2024
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    Hivos believes in a world that’s open to diversity. Where you’re free to be yourself and love whomever you want. But did you know that anti-gay laws still exist in around 70 countries? In some of them, same-sex relations are even punishable by death! We work for equal rights and people’s freedom to be themselves. […]

    March 12, 2024
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    By Rumbidzayi Cordelia Machimbirike, S(HE) Matters Project  Officer, Hivos Southern Africa It’s wonderful to see the world embracing Women’s Month and celebrating the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, “Invest in women: Accelerate progress.” This annual celebration recognizes the remarkable contributions women have made throughout the year and underscores the ongoing fight for gender […]

    March 7, 2024
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    The Resource of Open Minds (R.O.O.M.) program in Southern Africa recently launched the Progressive African Counter Narratives lecture series. It features the unique perspectives of Dr. Alexander Rusero, Dr. Sishuwa Sishuwa, and award-winning tech-prenuer Sam Masikini. R.O.O.M. is concerned with both informed and grassroots civic participation in democratic, governance, human rights and Pan-African processes. The […]

    March 5, 2024
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    Hivos partnered with Tunisia’s National Union of Tunisian Journalists to support journalism in the country. Our key strategies included a special fact-checking unit (Tunifact), awareness campaigns, advocacy, and training for journalists.

    February 29, 2024
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    Increasingly, climate-related disasters – floods, droughts, heatwaves and wildfires – are devastating vast areas and killing or displacing millions of people. The climate crisis is impacting people’s lives everywhere. But for some groups the consequences are far more drastic. Think of Indigenous communities that have to make way for large-scale energy projects. Farmers who see […]

    February 28, 2024