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I’m Glad He Took My Place – TOGETHER Project

Earlier this year, the earthquake that rocked Syria and Türkiye left the world shocked and shaken. Already subject to protracted violence over many years, Syrian communities found their problems compounding as existing struggles ran up against new ones. For some families, sons bearing serious wounds and health conditions sustained during combat complicated the process of fleeing from crumbling homes and travelling across town to find new shelter. For others, the economic impacts of the long war had left some very full households with only one breadwinner.

Men supporting their partners’ right to health in Rwanda

In the heartlands of Rwanda’s Nyabihu District, a remarkable journey unfolded between 2016 and 2020, leaving an indelible mark on communities. In collaboration with the Rwanda Ministry of Health, ADRA spearheaded the ‘Enhance Mother/Newborn/Child Health in Remote Areas through Health Care and Community Engagement’ (EMBRACE) project, transcending borders and cultures to redefine the dynamics of healthcare.

Supporting Health Systems

Vuthy struggled in his role as a nurse. Though he had an associate degree in nursing, there were gaps in his skills and experience. These gaps impacted his ability to deliver quality care to the communities served by his rural clinic in Preah Vihear province in Cambodia. Unfortunately, the gaps were in critical areas of care, namely sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender awareness, and gender-based violence.

BRIGHT Project: ADRA’s Mission to Empower Women, Girls, Boys & Men Through Education

Gender-based violence (GBV) violates fundamental human rights and is a major barrier to achieving gender equality. During times of crisis and emergency, multiple risk factors increase the prevalence of gender-based violence (GBV) and exacerbate existing gender inequalities. These kinds of emergency situations can significantly weaken a society’s ability to protect women and girls.

Gender Equality is Critical to Reducing Gender-Based Violence

Gender-based violence (GBV) violates fundamental human rights and is a major barrier to achieving gender equality. During times of crisis and emergency, multiple risk factors increase the prevalence of gender-based violence (GBV) and exacerbate existing gender inequalities. These kinds of emergency situations can significantly weaken a society’s ability to protect women and girls.

“Opened My Eyes”

How ADRA’s TOGETHER project helped Oola change his life. Let’s talk about gender equality. Globally, it can mean the difference between life and death. According to UN Women, almost one in three women have suffered from physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their life.[1] Most of the violence is … read more