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A campaign to address malnutrition among adolescent girls in Indonesia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International  Nutrition International launched the ‘With Good Nutrition She’ll Grow Into It’ campaign in Indonesia to highlight the issues of malnutrition among adolescent girls and empower them to achieve their dreams. This global campaign aims to raise awareness about the critical link...

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Putting gender on the table: integrating gender and nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

*Blog written by Myriam Hebabi and Alina Meyer originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International, through the Technical Assistance for Nutrition (TAN) project, with support from gender consultant Alina Meyer, recently helped integrate gender equality into the Functional Capacity-Building Workshop for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Focal Points and Comprehensive...

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Power. Progress. Change: The SUN Movement at the 2019 Women Deliver Conference

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

The Women Deliver Conference is the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. Through plenary panels, concurrent sessions, and side events, the Women Deliver 2019 Conference (#WD2019) – held 3-6 June in Vancouver, Canada – was...

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The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement: striving for impact at scale

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

In 2019, I do not think we need to talk about ‘why’ when it comes to scaling-up nutrition. We are far beyond that. According to the report The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018, for the third year in a row...

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‘Taking the temperature’ of gender consideration in national nutrition planning to maximise efforts to improve nutrition for all

  |   Blogs

A blog by Carrie Memminger (PATH) originally published by MQSUN+ Nutritional status can be strongly impacted by gender. Socially-constructed gender roles, in conjunction with biological differences in sex and age, influence nutritional needs and status of individuals, households, communities and societies. As well, inequalities in decision making and...

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Equality works, also for the SUN Movement: The Global Health 50/50 2019 Report

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

The Global Health 50/50 2019 report is a review of gender-related policies and practices of 198 global organisations active in health, with a special focus on gender equality in the workplace. In 2019, the SUN Movement  has emerged as one of 17 high performing organisations on...

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Activism brings fortified flour to Suusamyr in Kyrgyzstan

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2019 Think equal, build smart, innovate for change! Ainagul Muratalieva has never seriously thought about fortification. To her, a simple sense of fullness was equal to good nutrition. She is the head of a local community-based nongovernmental organisation. Ainagul and her family live in...

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Gender and nutrition: Canadian knowledge partnership seeks to close the data gap

  |   SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International A new collaboration between Nutrition International (NI), the University of Toronto and the Campbell Collaboration will strengthen the availability and use of high-quality, gender-sensitive data to improve nutrition for women, young children and adolescent girls in low-income countries. The partnership will...

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Nutrition and women’s empowerment – a foundation for development in Sri Lanka

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka embarked on a new joint project today to improve women’s nutrition and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in Sri Lanka by providing critical information and services on...

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