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Championing equality during IDW

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African Children Juris Trip

Canadians and our global neighbours are coming together to mark International Development Week (#IDW), a time to celebrate contributions to reducing poverty in the developing world.

 

This year, ‘Together for Gender Equality’ is the theme. It shows a commitment to a topic that’s important to us at Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) where we work to ensure children are empowered, regardless of their gender or social class.

 

Today, we’ll also mark this special week during an event held at CCFC in collaboration with the Ethiopian-based African Child Policy Forum. We’ll celebrate our new partnership with this Pan-African organization committed, as we are, to ending violence against children in Africa. Stay tuned for an update in the coming days.

 

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About Christian Children’s Fund of Canada:

Christian Children’s Fund of Canada works globally to support children and youth who dream of a better world. For nearly 60 years, we’ve brought together diverse people and partnerships, driven by a common belief: education extends beyond the walls of a classroom and is the most powerful tool children can use to change their world. We focus on breaking barriers preventing access to inclusive, quality education for all, especially girls.