Promoting gender equality
Women are still massively disadvantaged worldwide. AWO International is committed to strengthening the social and economic participation of women and to ensuring that men assume equal responsibility.
Improving living conditions in the refugee camp Nakivale
In the Isingiro district in southwest Uganda, the proportion of refugees is by 19 percent. With our partner organization COVOID, we are improving the living conditions, nutrition, income and social cohesion, for refugees and locals.
Fight against human trafficking in Karamoja
Together with our local partner organization ECO, we support smallholder families in Karamoja to improve their living conditions, food and nutrition security, and reduce their risk of becoming victims of human trafficking.
Food security for refugees and host communities in northern Uganda
The Lamwo district in northern Uganda is one of the poorest regions in the country. Nevertheless, the communities here take in refugees from South Sudan. Our project supports refugees and local communities in securing their food, increasing their income and strengthening social cohesion.
Improving living conditions for refugees and host communities in northern Uganda
Bidibidi is one of the largest camps for refugees in the world. Many of the people are living on the margin of poverty, and food security is a major challenge. Together with our partner AFARD, we support refugees to improve their situation.
How we stand up for women in Makwanpur
Preventing human trafficking and promoting the political and socio-economic participation of women: This is what AWO International and its partner organisation Women Skill Creation Centre, WoSCC for short, are working for in Makwanpur District in Nepal.
Scaling up community-based initiative for migrant workers: Early protection in their villages in East Lombok
Poverty and a lack of job opportunities in many communities on the island of Lombok push people to migrate to seek better economic prospects; a large percentage of these migrants often become victims of human traffickers. Together with our partner organization – ADBMI, we are implementing a project to protect migrating women and men.
A world without hunger: Securing food in Odisha
Odisha is one of the poorest states in India. Since 2009, AWO International has been successfully implementing poverty reduction and food security projects in three districts with its partner organisation Madhyam. With additional funding from the special initiative "A World Without Hunger", 83 villages in two further districts have been supported since 2015.
Prevention of sexual violence against women
Sexual violence has a profound impact on the lives of young people. Especially young women and girls are affected. Our partner organization IMU supports women's rights and implement measures to prevent sexual violence.
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