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Press releases

This month's news and media releases. 

New Christian Aid report shows human cost of climate change

27 March 2014 - Christian Aid today publishes a new report showing the devastating effects of climate change, with communities worldwide, particularly in worst hit poorer countries, being forced to change their way of life.

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Christian Aid welcomes global commitment to address gender inequality

24 March 2014 - Christian Aid welcomes the UN Women's Commission on the Status of Women's (CSW) clear, unequivocal support for a standalone goal to address gender inequality within the post-2015 agenda.

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Cameron fails to put climate ambition on the EU agenda

21 March 2014 - David Cameron has failed to back up his words on climate change with actions after the EU opted to put off a decision on its 2030 greenhouse gas emissions targets until October.

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Speaking truth to power- Christian Aid launches 'Prophetic Church' resource

20 March 2014 - Christian Aid has published a new resource designed to empower and inspire Christian leaders and their churches to engage in campaigning for the global poor.

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DRC: Christian Aid responds to critical humanitarian situation in Katanga's 'triangle of death'

13 March 2014 - Christian Aid today warned the situation in the southern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) province of Katanga is on the verge of a humanitarian crisis as fighting between government troops and Mai Mai and Bakata Katanga rebels has displaced more than 400,000 people, according to UN officials.

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Christian Aid calls for global action against gender inequality

10 March 2014 - World leaders must take action against gender inequality if they are serious about eradicating global poverty, says Christian Aid.

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South Sudan at risk as famine as violence continues and rainy season approaches

7 March 2014 - An estimated seven million South Sudanese are at risk of severe food insecurity this year, with the UN Security Council now warning that the deteriorating humanitarian situation and continuing violence could result in famine at the beginning of 2015.

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Proposed EU law will not keep conflict resources out of Europe, campaigners warn

6 March 2014 - A law proposed by the European Commission on responsible sourcing of minerals is not strong enough to prevent European companies’ mineral purchases from financing conflict or human rights abuses, and falls far short of expectations, campaigners said today.

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In Kony's Shadow: new London exhibition explores LRA survivor stories

Former child soldier Norman Okello

04 March 2014 - A powerful new multimedia exhibition, In Kony’s Shadow, commissioned by Christian Aid, will open at gallery@oxo on London’s Southbank from 5-16 March 2014 featuring work by photographer Will Storr and filmmaker Tom Pietrasik.

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