Apr 2021

On the occasion of 10 years of Action for Development, we wanted to give you the floor to discover your vision of Afghanistan. Julie Henoch is at the origin of the multidisciplinary exhibition “Faire Route”, a guided stroll through archive photos, personal narrative and anthropological analyzes, which is currently taking place in Lausanne. Through this installation, Julie Henoch revisits her father’s journey, the Vaudois writer Pierre Conne, while he took part in the Paris-Kabul raid organized by Citroën in 1970.

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Feb 2021

Action for Development (AfD) supports International Street Children Day, which was held this Sunday, January 31, 2021. Launched for the first time in 2011, the International Day for Street Children aims at raising awareness about the issue of child labour around […]

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Dec 2020

For the annual international campaign “16 Days of Activism” against gender-based violence, the United Nations once again called to “Orange the world”. From November 25 to December 10, the challenge was to fill the funding gap and to collect the data necessary to adapt and improve support services provided to women and girls. Through the slogan “Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!”, various issues were addressed throughout this campaign by humanitarian and development actors. As the 16 Days of Activism is today coming to an end, Action for Development asks: what do we know about gender-based violence in Afghanistan?

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Dec 2020

Under the no-cost extension of the SUN Pooled Fund Project Afghanistan, Action for Development (AfD) developed a project to train CHWs in Family MUAC in 5 provinces in Afghanistan – Panjsher, Kabul, Dykundi, Bamyan, Jawzjan – selecting several districts in each province where training in Family MUAC will be provided to caregivers and female Community health workers (CHWs)

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