On Monday, September 20th, Canadians will go to the polls to elect our next federal government. Opinion surveys suggest it is a very close race. While international development has not garnered the attention it deserves, issues affecting women and equality have, including climate change, vaccination, and gun control.
We are facing a double pandemic: violence against women and girls is not on pause. The fight for equality and justice must continue. Here is what Crossroads International is doing through the UN’s 16 Days of Activism Campaign.
The evidence is clear that protecting girls’ rights now, keeping them safe from violence, and giving them opportunities to succeed will transform communities and change the world.
The international development sector is needed now more than ever, but how can we do more every day to make valuable change as a charity in Canada and as an international development agency fomenting global cooperation.
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in 190 countries around the world in the past few months, we are all living challenging times.