#WPD2014 – Fit for Life: Rhoda Adhiambo’s Path to Success

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

Periodically, we like to showcase the stories of the young men and women we have worked with through our projects in East Africa. As part of the celebrations around World Population Day this month, we are taking the opportunity to show the value of investing in girls. This is Rhoda’s story. Rhoda Adhiambo was born and raised in Mathare slums …

DSW’s Fit for Life – EU official hails project

Esayas Meskel Youth Empowerment

Mr. Antonio Capone, head of infrastructure secretary with European Commission in Ethiopia, said that “Ethiopia is one of the focus countries in Africa that the European Union (EU) has long prioritized its development aids to support economic growth through various project activities. In the efforts to create decent conditions for many women and youths in Ethiopia who earn their livelihood …

European civil society calls on Open Working Group to support SRHR

Katrin Erlingsen Youth Empowerment

  DSW together with over 87 European NGOs across 42 European countries joined forces last week to call upon their governments and other like-minded states to express strong support for universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) at the upcoming 11th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

#IWD2014: Celebrating Women Working in Development – Anne, DSW Brussels

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

  This Saturday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Supporting and empowering women and girls are fundamental to the work of DSW, something which new strive to achieve every day. To celebrate this, and the continuing contribution that women have made to DSW’s work, we are giving over the blog every day to members of DSW to talk about the …