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.
Three female MPs from Sierra Leone arrived in Dublin in September to describe the barriers to women's participation in politics and how Christian Aid-funded work on gender justice helped them to get elected.
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.