Gender Justice

Mar 6, 2017 by Jenna Griffin

Promoting Gender Equality in Cambodia

This year on Wednesday, March 8, communities the world over celebrate International Women’s Day to honor the achievements of women in social, economic, cultural, and political realms. Furthermore, this day serves as a call to action for the advancement of gender equality. World Renew serves this vision by working to empower women from all backgrounds and walks of life.

Aug 9, 2016 by Nema Aluku

Going Deeper for Gender Justice in Uganda

In development, gender justice means that girls and boys, women and men, have equal opportunity to benefit from community projects, equal access to community resources, equal opportunity to make community decisions and equal opportunity to develop their talents.

Jul 18, 2016 by Christina de Jong

Rough Cut: Fighting Alcohol Abuse in Northern Uganda

Waragi (also known as enguli), a form of homemade Gin, is widely available in northern Uganda, even to children and youth. Alcohol availability is a major obstacle to improved health and sustainable development in the East African country.

Jul 18, 2016 by Tessa Laing

Marching for Alcohol Laws in Northern Uganda

During the war, Angee Santa lost a lot. She lost children, family members, and her land. At one point she lost hope, and attempted to kill herself. She and her son turned to alcohol, and became addicted. Drinking compounded her mental health struggles.

Mar 7, 2016 by Bethany Cok

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day was first officially celebrated by the United Nations in 1975 but has roots going back more than a century. Governments, businesses, and civil society together take a day to recognize the important political, social, and economic role that women play globally and to advocate for gender equality.

Jul 20, 2015

Fresh from the Field: Honduras in Pictures

Pictures tell a thousand words.  This summer World Renew offers a gallery of images from nine countries, giving you a close up look at communities engaged in the work of renewal and building resilience. World Renew partner Alfalit introducing small scale irrigation systems.

Mar 19, 2015 by Esther Kuhn

Fama Fané Makes Her Dreams Happen

(SENEGAL) “When her father died, I had to take my daughter Fama out of school because I did not have enough money for tuition,” says Rokhyay Diop.

Mar 3, 2015 by Beth Degraff

International Women's Day 2015

March 3, 2015Meet Ines Sagui from Las Quebradas, Guatemala Ines Sagui and her father Ines Sagui is an 18 year old who lives in Las Quebradas, Guatemala.

Jan 1, 2015 by Joseph Mutebi

Working Against the Tides

(UGANDA) It is good to reflect on changes taking place in the livelihoods of the people God has called us to serve in Nebbi Diocese. Our efforts are working against the tides of lack of equity and equality.

Nov 25, 2014

World Renew Works to End Violence Against Women

World Renew staffers often deal with the effects of domestic violence, abuse, and rape in the communities they serve. One evening in the Keur Massar neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, a young teen girl was sent out to run an errand. A man followed her, grabbed her, and forced her into an abandoned house. When he began removing her clothes to rape her, she cried for help and neighbors came to rescue her. It was a narrow escape.