The Women’s NGO Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL) started as an organ for coordinating the activities of women organizations and groups in Liberia in 1998, in between the two civil wars that ravaged the country from 1989 - 2003. They now serve as an umbrella organization for over 105 local women’s rights organizations. The vision of WONGOSOL is to achieve a just and fair Liberian society where women and men equally participate in and benefit from decision-making processes at all levels. They work to build the capacity of women’s organizations and other stakeholders to improve their...
|PeaceTalks #18: Child Sponsorship Charities - A Look at Unintended Consequences & Alternatives||
The unintended consequences of child sponsorship charities:
Transnational child sponsorship has been around since the 1930s and still comprises a large share of globalized child-focused charity. While practices have changed to reflect development lessons...(read more)
|Testimonial from Fountain-Isoko (Burundi)||
Founded in 2006 on the principles of Equality, Integrity and Excellence, Fountain ISOKO for Good Governance and the Integrated Development was created by women and men committed to working hand in hand in building a just society and bringing positives change to Burundi and the Great Lakes...(read more)
|FairTrade Vancouver, Discovery Organics, & PeaceGeeks Present: PeaceTalks #17: How to Make Your Guacamole Taste Fairer||
Avocado aficionado? Have you ever wondered how they were grown, what it took to bring them to your plate?
North America represents one of the largest markets for Latin America Avocado producers.
Here in Vancouver, the majority of the avocados we eat...(read more)
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