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About Us:

We are a coalition of agencies with decades of experience in nutrition and gender programming. We are all committed to advancing gender-transformative approaches in our nutrition efforts.

The key purpose of the coalition is to develop and promote a gender-transformative framework to support improved gender analysis, design and evaluation of nutrition approaches and interventions for gender equality and to identify research/evidence generation priorities.

Through our collective expertise in research, technical programming, and advocacy, we aim to ensure that the gender-transformative framework for nutrition is evidence-informed, beneficial for programming and humanitarian response, and endorsed by major global nutrition bodies.

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World Vision is a Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Operating in close to 100 countries around the globe, World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender and is passionate about seeing girls and boys thrive, especially in the most fragile contexts.  

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Bruyère Research Institute aims to find new ways to maximize quality of life and help people stay and return home by conducting rigorous, peer-reviewed research and developing and testing new technologies that help people be more mobile and independent. Their focus is on improving health care systems, global aging, and finding new ways to care for and treat people. They partner with industry, academia, government and patient/family-led groups, and always work through an equity lens.

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MotherFood International is a social enterprise that seeks to transform the systems that prevent people from accessing nutritious foods. Through the development, distribution, and sale of culturally relevant, affordable, and nutrient rich food products, we ensure that the world’s most vulnerable populations fulfill their daily nutrition requirements.

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Action Against Hunger Canada / Action contre la Faim Canada is an international humanitarian organization that fights hunger and its root causes worldwide. For over 40 years, we have worked on the front lines, preventing and treating malnutrition. Action Against Hunger is committed to promoting gender equality in all our programs, including nutrition, food security and livelihood; water, sanitation and hygiene; and mental health and care practices. Action Against Hunger works in over 50 countries around the world.

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Founded in 1945 with the creation of the CARE Package®, CARE develops solutions alongside women and girls in developing countries to lift themselves, their families, and their communities out of poverty and out of crisis. CARE stands with women and girls around the world in economic empowerment. CARE brings women, girls, and their communities together to challenge inequality while facing issues like food insecurity, climate change, and emergency relief in times of crisis or disaster. CARE works in 100 countries around the world.

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Nutrition International is a global nutrition organization headquartered in Canada. For 25 years, they have focused on delivering low-cost, high-impact nutrition interventions to people in need. In more than 60 countries worldwide, Nutrition International works directly with governments to build local capacity, partners with research institutions to improve guidance, and breaks down silos between different development sectors as well as the private sector to integrate nutrition into non-nutrition platforms.

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. For more than 100 years, Save the Children has advanced the rights of children in Canada and over 100 countries around the world. We do whatever it takes - every day and in times of crisis — to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We strive to ensure children’s unique needs are met and their voices are heard— transforming their lives and the future we share.

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