25 November 2019

Orange the World against Gender-Based Violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. Across the world and in different contexts, women and girls universally experience rape, sexual violence, and abuse. From university campuses to armed conflicts, their […]

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12 November 2019

Emergency Response for Mindanao Earthquakes

The Philippines was struck by a series of earthquakes in Mindanao, the countries southernmost group of islands, in October 2019. With magnitudes reaching over 6.5, communities were devastated with many children, families, communities and schools needing aid and assistance. Good Neighbours distributed hygiene kits to the 10,000 victims within the earthquake-stricken area in the province […]

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22 October 2019

A community-wide earthquake drill in the Philippines

The Philippines is strategically located in the Pacific and known for its paradise-like tropical sceneries but is also prone to natural disasters. Every year the country is frequented by disasters such as typhoons, earthquakes, floods among others things. The Government of the Philippines priorities programmes and services for the strengthening of community resiliency, particularly their […]

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18 September 2019

Our hunger project published in World Development journal

A research paper on the performance of the Saemaul Zero Hunger Community (SZHC) project to improve food security, income generation, education and infrastructure has been published in journal 124 of world renowned World Development journal. Good Neighbours Tanzania and Good Neighbours Bangladesh worked alongside Good Neighbours Korea and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) […]

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10 September 2019

Report launched in Cambodia on drug prevention

A National Youth Forum on “Drug Prevention and Youth Development” was held on Tuesday 03rd September, 2019 in Phnom Penh. The event, a collaboration between Good Neighbours Cambodia (GNC) with the government ministries of National Authority for Combating Drug (NACD), Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) and Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training Affair […]

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15 August 2019

Creating a voice for the youth of Zambia

On the 12th August, Good Neighbours Zambia participated in the 2019 International Youth Day commemorations. Hosted by the United Nations in collaboration with the Ministry of Sport, Youth and Child Development, the day was an opportunity for governments and other stakeholders to draw attention to issues that concern youth worldwide, and for the youth to […]

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1 June 2019

Remembering the young orange seller; promoting children’s rights in Paraguay

On the 31 May 2004, an eleven year old girl who sold oranges on the streets of Paraguay’s capital Asuncion, died of sexual abuse. This raised the alarm on the violation of children’s rights in Paraguayan society throughout the world. Every May since, the Paraguay Government and civic groups have carried out a ‘green ribbon […]

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22 May 2019

Children empowered to teach themselves thanks to innovative software prize winners

Currently, more than 250 million children around the world cannot read or write, and about one in every five children are out school. Two joint prize winners of the Global Learning XPRIZE have been announced who want to change that. They have created scalable software that enables children to teach themselves reading, writing and arithmetic. […]

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