Appointment of an Interim Executive Director

The RESULTS Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Chris Dendys recently joined the RESULTS Canada staff team as Interim Executive Director.

Ms. Dendys is an experienced advocate and well recognized for her ability to focus on delivering smart advocacy strategies, advancing policy, and pursuing meaningful and impactful goals. Ms. Dendys was most recently the Director of External Relations …

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Keeping Children in School Builds a Bright Future for All

This Mother’s Day we celebrate women everywhere who are determined to build the best opportunities for their children. Whether they spend their mornings packing lunches and cleaning faces as they rush out to make a nine-o’clock meeting, or whether they wake up before dawn to collect the water and firewood they need to make breakfast for their family, most …

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International Conference Bursary Opportunity

RESULTS International Conference in Washington, D.C., July 21 to 24, 2017

Each year, RESULTS’ citizen advocates from around the globe gather together for the RESULTS International Conference (IC) in Washington, D.C. The IC offers inspiring, high-level speakers; educational workshops on effective poverty solutions; advocacy skills training; and the experience of advocating to development leaders based in Washington, including the World Bank. …

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National Volunteer Week 2017

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World Immunization Week 2017

 

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What if there was a vaccine that was greatly needed but it was just not getting to the people that need it most?

 The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is one of those vaccines.

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease globally; so common in fact, that nearly ALL sexually active people, everywhere, will have it at one point in their lives and won’t even know. Most infections caused by the 100 varying types of HPV tend to heal on …

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Budget 2017: Rapid Action Required

The release of the Canadian Federal Budget last week shows we have much work to do in the fight to end extreme poverty. The budget saw no increase to the international assistance envelope (IAE), which means the upcoming fiscal year will see no new money for the lifesaving interventions that inform our advocacy. As you know, Canada’s commitment to official …

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RESULTS Canada’s statement on the 2017 federal budget

RESULTS Canada is deeply disappointed by the federal government’s decision to not increase Official Development Assistance in the 2017 budget. This budget does not put Canada back on the world stage. Instead, it misses an opportunity to foster greater global stability and prosperity.

The 2017 budget marks Canada’s continually low commitment to international assistance. At 0.26 per cent of gross national income, Canada’s Official Development …

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Civil society welcomes Government’s leadership on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and calls for increased investment in international development

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OTTAWA, 8 March 2017—Civil society organizations congratulated the Government today on its announcement which addresses an important gap, both globally and in Canada, in current efforts to promote women and girls’ health and rights. By committing to support and promote Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) as an integral part …

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Be Bold for Change: Stories from Female Advocates

 

Clarecia, RESULTS Canada Board Member

What sparked your decision to work towards gender equity?

I would say whom – my mother Ivy Gordon-Christie taught for over 40 years in Kingston, Jamaica’s inner cities. Growing up I watched her help her students out of dire situations, encouraging them to elevate from their circumstances. Most of these students were female students, some …

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