UN Women Awards Nearly $1.5 million in Small Grants

    UN Women Awards Nearly $1.5 million in Small Grants towards Realizing Women’s Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV/AIDS         United Nations, New York — UN Women, under the Fund for Women’s Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV/AIDS, today announced approximately US$1.5 million in small grants to twenty grassroots and community-based organizations in sub-Saharan Africa to strengthen women’s property and inheritance rights as a critical strategy for … [Read more...]

One Million of Yemen’s Poorest Women and Children

    Women of Yemen are suffering...         One Million of Yemen’s Poorest Women and Children to Receive Health Services in Remote Areas     Date: Feb 2011 — Around a million women and children in the poorest rural and urban slum areas of Yemen will be the first priority of a World Bank-supported effort to decrease child mortality and increase the well being of mothers. Many of these women and children have not before been reached by any health services. The $35 million Yemen … [Read more...]

WFP – Stéphanie Savariaud: Celebrating Success of School Meal Programmes!

  World Food Program is Working!  ... let's Celebrate steps to Success...   Nyipher used to struggle in school. She had trouble paying attention and she’d fall asleep in class. A 14-year-old girl growing up in the slums of Nairobi, her problem wasn’t laziness—it was hunger. Then her school started serving meals at lunch and things began to change.     Nypher eats her midday meal in her classroom at the "New Adventure" School in the Kibera slums of Nairobi. Copyright:WFP/Rose Ogola   Now, … [Read more...]

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