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12:59 07/09/2010
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Not alone: Nepalese girls share experiences of violence

Young women and girls bear the brunt of violence that continues to simmer at the community level in Nepal. Adolescents who live with this violence were brought together by a consortium of organisations including VSO to learn from each other’s experiences at the Girl Power Conference in Kathmandu. VSO volunteer Dianne Dijkstra reportsRead more »

12:59 07/09/2010
LimaDec

IVCO Lima sees collective commitment to push for volunteerism in post-2015 agenda

What do we want the world to look like in 2030? In a little over a year, the global community will have arrived at a definitive answer. As the leading international development organisation that uses volunteers to bring about sustainable global change, VSO is leading the charge to ensure that the power ofRead more »

12:59 07/09/2010
Baroness Jenny Tonge at the panel discussion

Influencing the UK Government to support all health workers

Human resources are a central part of functioning health systems and are critical for achieving global health and development targets including the Millennium Development Goals.  Health workers are essential for delivering vital health services to women and girls throughout their lives.

In advance of the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health that’s… Read more »

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From the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the concrete jungle of Manhattan, Dutch VSO  volunteer Elles Blanken starts her series of blog posts about travelling to the UN this week to speak at the Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post 2015 Framework.

All of a sudden I find myself in the middle of the buzz of… Read more »

Youth raising their voices with Members of Parliament

Climate change affects all members of society in Bangladesh and VSO works with youth clubs in Bangladesh to find ways to combat the effects climate change.

In January we organised an open sharing event which involved four youth club members from Khagrachari presenting case studies to Members of Parliament from All… Read more »

IVCO Lima sees collective commitment to push for volunteerism in post-2015 agenda

What do we want the world to look like in 2030? In a little over a year, the global community will have arrived at a definitive answer. As the leading international development organisation that uses volunteers to bring about sustainable global change, VSO is leading the charge to ensure that the power ofRead more »