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    Our She Leads II program recently held a two-day Linking and Learning event in Harare, Zimbabwe, for partners and stakeholders. As we prepare for the closure of She Leads (Phase II), this gathering was an opportunity to reflect and share key takeaways and lessons from the women leaders who participated in the program. She Leads […]

    September 30, 2022
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    We are very happy to announce the appointment of Anne Jellema as Hivos’ new Chief Executive Officer.

    September 22, 2022
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    We Lead is a new, innovative and powerful program that aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of young women. It focuses on four specific groups of young women: women living with HIV, women living with disabilities, those facing discrimination, and those affected by displacement. The program puts these young women […]

    September 21, 2022
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    Terms of Reference: Free to Be Me process manual documentation Hivos is an international development organization guided by humanist values. Together with citizens and their organizations, we aim to contribute towards just, inclusive and life-sustaining societies where people have equal access to opportunities, rights and resources. We work in partnership with others in the Middle […]

    September 21, 2022
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    Rural Women Cultivating Change (RWCC) Project in Kenya About Hivos Hivos is an international development organization guided by humanist values. Together with citizens and their organizations, we aim to contribute towards just, inclusive and life sustaining societies where people have equal access to opportunities, rights and resources. We work in partnership with others in the […]

    September 19, 2022
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    Rural Women Cultivating Change (RWCC) Project in Kenya About Hivos Hivos is an international development organization guided by humanist values. Together with citizens and their organizations, we aim to contribute towards just, inclusive and life sustaining societies where people have equal access to opportunities, rights and resources. We work in partnership with others in the […]

    September 19, 2022
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    Our GreenWorks program is a pioneering initiative in North Africa funded by the Dutch Foreign Ministry and run by Hivos and over 15 GreenWorks Alliance partners. It contributes to a Just Green Transition by supporting local climate change solutions that create new or improve existing green jobs for 9000 young women and men in North […]

    September 14, 2022
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    Hivos, alongside Akina Mama wa Afrika, Slumdwellers International, South South North, Fundación Avina and WWF is currently implementing the Voices for Just Climate Action program. The program aims to ensure that by 2025, local civil society and underrepresented groups will have taken on a central role as creators, facilitators and advocates of innovative climate solutions. Their inclusion is crucial for effective and lasting climate […]

    August 31, 2022
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    Hivos, alongside Akina Mama wa Afrika, Slumdwellers International, South South North, Fundación Avina and WWF is currently implementing the Voices for Just Climate Action program. The program aims to ensure that by 2025, local civil society and underrepresented groups will have taken on a central role as creators, facilitators and advocates of innovative climate solutions. […]

    August 31, 2022
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    A core aspect of our She Leads project is promoting the full and effective participation and leadership of women and girls in political and societal decision-making. One such leader is Dorothy Inusa – a worker at Selby Enterprises African Preserves farm in the Mazowe area, Zimbabwe. Dorothy holds multiple leadership positions at the fruit and vegetable […]

    August 26, 2022
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    “It’s exciting to see that traditional leadership is supporting and actively participating in climate change initiatives as this will help target climate action from the local level as well.” This was the sentiment shared by Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema as he interacted with Hivos’ Voices for Just Climate Action (VCA) during the Zambia International Trade […]

    August 23, 2022
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    Being visible, celebrating and loving openly, and being proud of who you are or whom you love in a conservative country like Guatemala, is complicated.   This year Hivos launched the #OrgulloyDignaResistencia campaign as a way of reminding society of the right every person has to be, to love and to exist despite adversity and […]

    August 16, 2022