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Lost in Rhetoric: Why Word Choice Matters

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, also known as female genital cutting or,…

February 6, 2020
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InterAction’s 18th Annual Photo Contest

Each year, InterAction hosts a photo contest to highlight photographers who showcase incredible humanitarian and development work around the globe.

February 3, 2020
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InterAction Members Statement on Outcome at the UN Security Council

On Friday, January 10, the U.N. Security Council passed a stripped-down version of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2449 which authorizes…

January 10, 2020
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Statement on UN Security Council Resolution 2449

The following statement was signed by Members of InterAction, the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United…

December 18, 2019
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The Challenges Facing Tomorrow’s Humanitarians

On November 7, 2019, Patricia McIlreavy, InterAction’s Vice President of Humanitarian Policy and Practice, delivered the keynote address at Villanova…

December 11, 2019
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Never Too Young to Change the World

It has been 71 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) which proclaims the…

December 10, 2019
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Crisis in the Coffeelands Shows It’s Time to Look at Program Work Differently

Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have worked with coffee farmers for years. Projects are often partially funded by—and executed alongside—massive coffee corporations, with…

December 4, 2019
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An Invisible Threat

Chemical weapons (C.W.) invoke a unique, inherent fear in people in a way most conventional weapons do not, making…

November 30, 2019
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A Global Day of Action for Children’s Rights

Since 1954, World Children’s Day has been celebrated as a time to advocate, promote, and honor children’s rights. On November…

November 20, 2019
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No Laughing Matter

November 19 is World Toilet Day—a day that is sure to gather its usual collection of smirks and giggles here…

November 19, 2019