ACORD May 2015 Newsletter

Addressing violence against women and girls through football

The British Council and Premier League, together with UK and Kenyan partners, including ACORD and its partner Free Pentecostal Fellowship in Kenya (FPFK), have began delivering an innovative pilot programme using football to tackle issues of violence against women and girls in Kenya. Read story

Empowering women in Chad

A project supporting the fight against violence and discrimination against women in rural areas in Chad supported by ACORD has seen an improved in relations between women and men and a greater respect to mechanisms to solve disputes within the community. Read Story

Fishing in South Sudan benefits community

ACORD, with support from Swiss Inter-Church Aid (HEKS), mobilised communities to engage in fishing as a viable economic activity in the South Sudan. Read more

Workshop discusses women’s role in peace in Kenya

ACORD, with the support of UNDP Kenya and other partners, held a workshop that brought together women, stakeholders, experts and partners drawn from the areas of peace and security to deliberate on women’s role in peace building and conflict transformation. Read more

Analysing the success and challenges of the Community Health Fund

ACORD Tanzania, with support from UKaid and the Big Lottery Fund, facilitated a multi-stakeholder forum on the implementation of the Community Health Fund (CHF). The forum was strategically intended to bring the views of the marginalised pastoralist communities to the national level. Read more

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ACORD Flagship Report - POST2015; Findings from citizen-driven workshops on the post-2015 framework held in 13 African countries.

Improving food reserves strategies in East Africa. ACORD research conducted in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

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