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NCA empowers individuals and communities by giving them agency and voice, and the capability to exercise their rights.

NCA Sudan: Mentoring committees to strenghten their agency

NCA empowers individuals and communities by giving them agency and voice, and the capability to exercise their rights. Providing local solutions with joints efforts Shibab Village Committee provides a forum where community members may disseminate...

From October 17-21, 2022, NCA Pakistan held a Training of Trainers Workshop about Social Cohesion and Peacebuilding Skills.

Pakistan interaction and learning

Since 2005, NCA Pakistan has been supporting door opening for social cohesion and intra- inter-faith harmony in Pakistan. In continuation to such efforts NCA's Peacebuilding/social cohesion programme in Pakistan has been focusing on capacity building o...

Joint NCA and Save the Children (SC) programme to end FGM & CEFM in Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia.

Working against harmful practices

Last week, NCA & Save the Children held the first physical meeting in Garowe, Somalia since 2018. The meeting brought together teams from Sudan, Ethiopia, Norway and Somalia.

NCA Pakistan recently received funds to initiate a pilot project for 6 months under the GBV programme in district Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

​Will provide psychosocial first aid to survivors of GBV

Women are 48% of Pakistan's population, but they are behind their male peers in almost every walk of life. On World Economic Forum's Global Gender Parity Index Pakistan is second worst country for the women and is ranked at 145. Gender Based & Domestic...

Fikru Alemu, working with plastic in Ethiopia

Improving his income through plastic waste collection

​Fikru Alemu, a resident of Arsi Negele, Ethiopia is a 35-year-old father of three. He is among the 20 members of a plastic and paper waste collection association called "Faayan Faya" (1) established in 2021 through NCA Ethiopia and its local partner...

The floods in Pakistan

The Floods in Pakistan

​This year, a heavy spell of monsoon rains in Pakistan has brought 87% times heavier than the average downpour.

A world in crisis

ACT Alliance Nordic members gathered in Oslo 25 August, and state the following: In an increasingly fragile world, where billions are facing conflict, increased poverty, food insecurity and climate disaster, we urge the Nordic countries to be champions...

Gang violence has increased sharply since the assassination of Haiti's president last year.

Crisis in Haiti

Like many others, I have had a holiday now, some abroad and some in Norway. Then I could put the work tasks down. But the concern for my colleagues in Haiti was difficult to put aside.

dignified period

A Dignified Period

”When I first had my period, it was difficult. I even hid for days during that time because I was afraid to talk about it," says Emahoye Welete Yohanese Mintesinote.