More than 6,000 refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) attending Chad’s local schools are benefitting from the Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) education spearheaded by Jesuits Refugee Service (JRS), an international refugee entity of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the U.S., is imparting record keeping skills to school administrators and officers of other institutions in Guinea Bissau.
The overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, has launched a skills program for women in Rwanda’s Gikongoro Diocese that targets teen mothers.
The overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, is providing clean and safe drinking water in the drought-stricken Somalia in an initiative the agency has dubbed as “Christmas gifts of love”.
Failure by global leaders to include loss and damage financing in the final COP26 agreement is “deeply disappointing,” the leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire has said.
The African branch of the International Catholic activist organization, CitizenGo Africa, has initiated an online campaign to stop the introduction of a new Superman, a superhero fictional character with a bisexual identity.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), an international human rights body that advocates for religious freedom, has launched a global campaign calling “for action to stem” attacks that target learning institutions in Nigeria.
The experience of Epiphany, the 18-year-old Rwandese girl who was forced to drop out of school five years ago and has turned around her life has been recounted as a success story in the fight against poverty in the Great Rift Valley country.
The leadership of Harambee Africa International, the Rome-based international Catholic association established to enhance various realities in Sub-Saharan Africa, has decried the low uptake of COVID-19 vaccines among African countries, warning that the trend puts the whole world at risk of a protracted pandemic.
Nigerian government’s lack of strictness in dealing with militia groups is behind the security failures in the West African nation, the leadership of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, has said.
The leadership of an international Catholic activist organization that spearheads family issues is petitioning the government of Nigeria for the withdrawal of a reality TV show, which it says showcases “pure pornography.”
Displaced people in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province have little to celebrate even as the country continues to recapture villages from insurgents who continue to wreak havoc in the Northern part of the country.
Reports of increased cases of rape and teenage pregnancies in South Africa are a cause for concern for officials of the Catholic Institute of Education (CIE) who are calling for an “urgent response” to address the crisis.
The leadership of Water 4 Mercy, a religious Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), is working towards ending the cycle of poverty in Africa by offering clean water and agricultural technologies.
The leadership of the Religious Freedom Coalition has described the recent torching of an orphanage that housed children who recently lost their guardians and homes in militant attacks in Nigeria as “a disaster of tremendous proportions.”
The destruction of over 30 schools in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province amid ongoing protests is an issue of concern to the Catholic Institute of Education (CIE), whose leadership has called on the communities to protect learning institutions for the sake of the children.
The leadership of a Catholic-based policy research institute in Nigeria has, in an interview, highlighted the plight of women who are victims of the violent conflict bedeviling the Southern part of the territory of the Archdiocese of Kaduna.