Category: International aid

Canada’s international assistance in Haiti

http://international.gc.ca/world-monde/issues_development-enjeux_developpement/priorities-priorites/where-ou/haiti.aspx?lang=eng&wbdisable=true Key expected results To improve sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, as well as health of mothers, newborns and children To improve water and sanitation services in communities affected by cholera To improve services related to girls’ education To improve nutrition particularly for school aged children and pregnant women To […]

Tanzania’s anti-homosexuality purge is making Ottawa anxious

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/lgbtq-tanzania-canadian-aid-1.4900048 Anti-gay harassment has increased in Tanzania since the election of President John Magufuli. (Khalfan Said/The Associated Press) Official anti-gay prejudice in Tanzania is causing Canadian officials to reassess this country’s relationship with one of Canada’s biggest aid recipients. Arrests of gay men in Zanzibar over the weekend, and the launch of “anti-gay patrols” in the […]