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MEDA is committed to tackling racism in the international development sector by joining Cooperation Canada’s Anti-Racism Framework

With encouragement and support from MEDA’s Gender Equality, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (GDEI) Committee, MEDA is pleased to announce that we have become a signatory of Cooperation Canada’s Anti-Racism Framework and a member of its working group. MEDA’s commitment to the framework is also aligned with its new strategic plan here.   The framework outlines ways that each organization can address racism, from identifying racial bias in our work to shifting institutional structures and processes.     The Framework will:    Identify ways in which employees experience

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$30m for best ideas

Source: “$30m for best ideas” by John Sambo for the East African Business Week Five multilateral financial institutions have put together $30 million to lend

Spreading the word about GROW

Source: “Spreading the word about GROW” by Rachel Bergen for the Canadian Mennonite Former MEDA interns bike across Canada for Ghanaian women farmers Mary Fehr

Biking across Canada to support women

Source: “Biking across Canada to empower Ghanian women (VIDEO)” in Christian Week (Photo Soumei Baba (Flickr CC))Former MEDA interns helping women get out of poverty