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Unlocking the power of adolescent girls for sustainable development: The Whistler Declaration

  |   Empowering Women and Girls to Improve Nutrition, SUN in Practice, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

Canada’s G-7 presidency brought the rights of women and girls to the fore of this year’s agenda and gave women a seat at the table to advocate for policies that will improve their lives. Host country Canada has emphasized the importance of women and girls throughout...

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Côte d’Ivoire celebrates International Women’s Day with a series of inspiring events

  |   SUN Country Network

In March 2017, the African Development Bank partnered with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, UN agencies, civil society organizations and other development partners to mark the celebration of International Women’s Day. The commemorations began with the first meeting on the concertation framework on gender, chaired...

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Cash transfers, behavior change, and resilience in Niger’s Adaptive Social Safety Nets Program

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

In 2016, the project added components to promote an adaptive social protection system in Niger. These include mechanisms to make social protection interventions more responsive to shocks and allow poor and vulnerable households to build their resilience. The goal of this newer program is to...

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