APRIL 2018

Mind the Gap! The Global Gap in Vaccine Coverage is a Gender Issue

On this World Health Day on April 7th and throughout World Immunization Week April 24th- 30th, let’s remind the Canadian government that improving vaccine coverage and ensuring that 19.4 million more children are reached with vaccines is at the core of the empowerment and equality of women and girls.
MARCH 2018

Wanted: Leaders for a TB-Free World

March 24th is World TB Day, an occasion to mobilize political and social commitment towards eliminating the TB epidemic. We need to demand that our global leaders stand up for a TB-free world.

Canada and the World: Celebrating International Development Week

Canadians are proud of their commitment to global development. However, Canada needs resources that match our ambitions.

New Year, New Opportunities: Education and Canada’s G7 Presidency

This month marks the beginning of Canada’s year-long G7 presidency. We must call on Canada to continue to champion support for education throughout its G7 presidency.

Strengthening Relationships and Setting the Stage for 2018

People need good nutrition, access to quality healthcare and education, and a variety of other fundamental services to survive and to thrive. Canada must increase its budget for international assistance, and for that to happen we need our MPs to take action.

Fueling the Future: The Importance of Good Nutrition

As we celebrate Universal Children’s Day on November 20th, let’s raise our voices to help make sure every child can both survive and thrive.

Words over Weapons: Education Builds Hope for Children in Conflict

Canada must use our abundant resources to ensure that even the most vulnerable people in the world can fulfill their potential as humans. Strong support for education in conflict, especially drawing from new money in the ODA envelope, will go a long way in strengthening Canada’s position as a global leader.

Back-to-School: Reaching Everyone with Quality Education

A bold commitment to finance education efforts will ensure that Canada’s recently launched Feminist International Assistance Policy is adequately financed and therefore truly transformative.

Early Childhood Development: Setting the Stage for Good Health and Learning

Equality must begin even before birth. Let’s act now to ensure that every child has the nutrients they need to learn in school, earn in the workplace, and fulfill their potential.
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