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    For the second time, we celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia during the Covid-19 pandemic. As we reflected last year, the LGBTIQ+ community has been disproportionately impacted. Limited access to economic support programs and redirection of funds means that the longer this pandemic lasts, the harder it will be for the LGBTIQ+ […]

    May 17, 2021
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    The loan supports the expansion of biogas technology to smallholder farmers in East Africa Sistema.bio is the leading international supplier of biogas technology to smallholder farmers. It has raised funding from impact investor Triodos Investment Management through its Hivos-Triodos Fund. The loan will help Sistema.bio reach over 200,000 farmers in the next three years around […]

    December 11, 2018
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    Hivos is looking for a Project Officer who will provide technical advice, assistance and capacity building under the Connect, Defend, Act! Project and support planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting at country and regional level.

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    Are you committed to defending human rights offline as well as online? Are you flexible, organized, can you communicate well in English, are you willing to use encryption and other secure communication tools? Do you have a good financial eye and love budgets and Excels? Do you feel enthusiastic about events and logistical support?  Would […]

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    Would you like to join and support the Business Development Unit in Hivos?
    The administrator is responsible for the functional and data management (donor intelligence) of the Hivos’ CRM system and plays a pivotal role in its use and in providing training in its use.

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    How do you support LGBTIQ+ people so they can influence legislation to get their fair share in economic development and access decent jobs? See what we did in the Philippines where Lapu-Lapu City adopted groundbreaking legislation.

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    By Marion Molliet, Walking the Talk Communication Officer It’s not only a “rich man’s world,” as in Abba’s epic song “Money, Money, Money.” There “never seems to be a single penny left […]” for feminist organizing either! That’s why funding gender equality became a core issue of the United Nations’ yearly conference on women’s rights […]

    April 9, 2024
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    By Jim Monkel (Walking the Talk) and Mickey Andeweg (We Lead), with contributions from Antonio Nilza Andre of MOVFEM The biggest gathering of the United Nations on gender equality and women’s rights, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68), took place from March 11 to 22. Over 7,000 people from all over the world […]

    April 2, 2024
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    Women and Youth Leadership Participation aims to strengthen the participation and leadership of women and youth in accountability and decision-making processes at the local and national levels and create platforms where they can learn about their civic rights and how to exercise them. Why we focus on women and youth participation Women and young people […]

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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