Blog: 2021

The African Roar: Youth Leadership in a Global Pandemic

5 March 2021

Ayesha Farah is the Campaigns Officer on the Youth Leaders for Health programme.

The Youth Leaders pose for a photo at the kick-off training in Addis Ababa, January 2020. Image: HFFG

January is a month frequently associated with new beginnings, but for the Youth Leaders for Health - 25 young advocates working across three African Countries - it marked the beginning of the end of their advocacy journey with the programme on ending malaria and strengthening health systems....

March 2021 Grassroots Conference Call

4 March 2021

On Tuesday 2 March, we held our monthly conference call and were delighted to be joined by guest speaker Anna Darling, Policy and Advocacy Advisor at Plan International UK. As this month's action is 'Fund Global Education!' , the call was focused on education and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), but there was also a crossover with the ongoing...

Nutrition is a human right

10 February 2021
Nutrition is a human right

Being healthy should not be a privilege: health is a fundamental human right. Given that our health depends on being able to eat meals that contain the vital nutrients our bodies need to survive and thrive - nutrition is also a human right, and shouldn’t be reserved to those who are privileged.

Malnutrition shows inequalities

Being malnourished takes many different forms. Undernutrition conditions include being wasted (dangerously thin for your...

February Grassroots Conference Call 2021- Oppose the aid cuts!

5 February 2021

On Tuesday 2nd February, 45 RESULTS UK campaigners from across the country came together for our monthly network-wide call to hear about what is happening with UK aid at the moment and why we should fight against the proposed cuts to the aid budget. Find out about the February ‘Oppose the aid cuts!’ campaign here .

We started with the usual roundups with Aaron Oxley, Executive Director, giving an...

International Education Day - Protect and prioritise education in 2021 and beyond

22 January 2021

This is a guest blog from Zoe Cohen, Secretariat Coordinator of the International Parliamentary Network for Education (IPNEd). Established in 2020, IPNEd seeks to mobilise political leadership for global education, and is the newest of RESULTS UK’s hosted organisations.

International Education Day - Protect and prioritise education in 2021 and beyond

Children who are Palestinian refugees at school in Ein El Hilweh, Lebanon...

January Grassroots Conference call 2020 - A year of action!

13 January 2021

On Tuesday we kicked off 2021 with a network-wide call to plan the year ahead and discuss the key moments coming up for our campaigns.

We were joined by expert speakers from RESULTS UK: Kaleem Luthra, our Parliamentary Advocacy Coordinator, who among other things coordinates our work on global education; Ma thilde Chiesa, Policy Advocacy Officer (Nutrition); Harry Rogers, Parliamentary Advocacy Officer (Child Health), and Naveed Chaudhri, Head of Campaigns who gave us an update on...

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