This International Women’s Day, we celebrate some of the world’s most inspirational women and their words of wisdom.
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As International Women’s Day approaches, we’re celebrating stories of empowerment for some of the inspirational women we work with. But we’re also asking why gender equality is so crucial to the elimination of poverty. Here are five reasons why equality for women and girls is so important.
We hear about ‘the power of love’ all the time – in romantic movies and in the lyrics of aching love-songs. In our work with the world’s poorest people, we are lucky enough to see the empowering nature of love in some of the most challenging circumstances. We see how love, in all its forms, can inspire us to do better, and how it can lift us up in times of crisis.
Carlos Velazquez took up a Monitoring and Evaluation position in Sierra Leone as part of the EU Aid Volunteer programme. Here he shares his experiences of a role that brought him into the heart of the communities that Concern works with and challenged his preconceptions about working with data.
It’s not always easy to give, but when you see how your gift has transformed lives in Somalia, you'll realise it’s worth every penny.
In the space of just two weeks, storms ‘Norma’ and ‘Miriam’ have brought torrential rain, freezing winds and snow to Lebanon, leaving Syrian refugee settlements under flood water. Concern has been providing vital support to vulnerable families.
This week, the 55th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition is taking place in Dublin. We caught up with three groups from schools whose creations could help the developing world.
This year was a busy one both for Concern and the international community. Take our quick quiz and see how much you remember from the year that was.
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With the Christmas holidays on the horizon, we take a look at five things to do during the festive break that will help stave of the boredom without having to leave the house.
Cash is revolutionising the way that humanitarian aid is being delivered. Somalia is a prime example of this, where in coordination with donors such as European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) and Irish Aid, Concern is finding innovative ways to ensure that those most in need are reached while empowering them along the way.