Let's commit to aid that listens.


We need to make sure women have a say in decisions that affect them. Women who are forced to flee should find safe havens, not more danger.

If we are serious about leading the world with a feminist approach, Canada needs to further commit to funding aid that listens to women in conflict-affected countries. Tell Minister Freeland, Minister Bibeau, and the Canadian government to take immediate action to:

  • Dedicate 15% of Canada’s international humanitarian assistance to specific Gender in Emergencies work
  • Fulfill Canada’s commitment to direct 25% of international humanitarian assistance to local and national organizations by 2020
  • Commit to having 1/4 of this commitment go directly to local women’s rights actors
  • Release a feminist foreign policy and humanitarian policy that outlines Canada’s feminist approach overseas to ensure women in conflict have a say in the decisions that affect them

To ensure that women in conflict are not just protected, but powerful, together let’s commit to aid that listens. We need your voice.

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