At the end of this month, Christian Aid’s work in Angola comes to an end after 37 years. Today, on International Human Rights Day, we celebrate some of the success of our Angolan partners, hard won in a very challenging context.
Ireland knows only too well that peace is fragile and precarious. The signing of a peace deal, whether in Colombia or Northern Ireland, signals the beginning rather than the end of the hard work on building lasting peace.
Father’s Day this year falls on 16 June and ‘16 June’ is also the name of a Christian Aid Ireland supported community in Angola. It provides housing for former street children who despite growing up fatherless are now embracing fatherhood.
CA’s Colombian partners Sisma Mujer & the National Network of Women HRDs yesterday shared the experiences of female survivors of sexual violence, including Colombia´s highest courts, responsible for bringing justice to those affected by the conflict.
In Angola, less than a quarter of girls of secondary-school age are still in the classroom. Read how Irish Aid and Presbyterian Church Ireland funded projects are helping young teenage girls stay in school.