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Southern Africa

  • Creative Industries Recovery Strategy Workshop

    Together with the National Arts Council of Zambia (NAC), Hivos organized a workshop to help creatives, artists and lobbyists think of new critical ideas for the sustainability of the arts in Zambia. Their views were also used in formulating Zambia’s National Arts Policy.

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  • Case Study: Promoting Regional Collaboration for Youth-led Advocacy

    This case study examines how the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights has built and supported a grassroots sub-regional youth movement to enhance young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services and information, including safe and legal abortion.

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  • Contextual analysis on the age of consent for adolescents’ access to SRHR in malawi

    The Regional SRHR Fund developed a Malawi Age of Consent contextual analysis with the aim to support the undertaking of an evidence-led advocacy process by focusing on age of consent barriers to adolescents’ access to SRH services in Malawi.

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  • Promoting adolescent access to sexual and reproductive health services

    A case study of Zambian Youth Platform promoting adolescent access to sexual and reproductive health services

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  • Case Study – Ending child marriages among girls with disabilities

    The case study is part of the Regional SRHR Fund’s documentation of case studies aimed at supporting cross learning and knowledge sharing to enable organizations conceptualize, design and coordinate adolescent SRHR advocacy. This initiative has been made possible with support from Sida through the Regional SRHR Fund.

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  • Putting justice at the heart of climate finance

    This paper outlines why money should flow to the local level by showcasing good examples of locally led climate solutions. It provides examples of several existing mechanisms that have been designed to increase participation, transparency and accountability as potential vehicles to channel much needed resources to these kinds of solutions.

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  • Youth Food Action: Change Labs

    The purpose of this report is to expound on the benefits of adopting a Food Change Lab approach and share how this multi-sector stakeholder platform enabled us to attract and engage with various key stakeholders who are active players in the food system.

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  • Preliminary policy brief Harare

    Through our Youth Food Action research, we came up with key findings from the Harare food environment. The preliminary policy brief gives a summarized guide on the findings.  

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  • Preliminary policy brief Bulawayo

    Through our Youth Food Action research, we came up with key findings from the Bulawayo food environment. The preliminary policy brief gives a summarized guide on the findings.

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  • Case study – Integrated advocacy approaches for adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights

    The case study is part of the Regional SRHR Fund’s documentation of case studies aimed at supporting cross learning and knowledge sharing to enable organizations conceptualize, design and coordinate adolescent SRHR advocacy. This initiative has been made possible with support from Sida through its Regional SRHR Team for Africa.

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