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Latifah Mqbole talks with Sayeeda'a Hassan (©Amira Al-Sharif/Progressio)
As delegates gather in New York for the 58th UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), international development charity Progressio is addressing an often forgotten factor – faith. Progressio’s...
Progressio, 11 March 2014
Dorotea Wilson speaking to camera, screenshot of YouTube video
In celebration of World Women's Day of Prayer (7 March 2014) Progressio is asking women to share their personal hopes and prayers for women around the world. They explained why working with faith...
Progressio, 4 March 2014
Woman holds bunch of Peruvian Asparagus
Tonight (3 March 2014) Channel 4's popular tv programme Food Unwrapped is scheduled to include coverage of the Peruvian asparagus industry that was the focus of Progressio research into sustainable...
Progressio, 3 March 2014
Campaigners gathered for the London launch of Unbreakable
Campaigners are being introduced to a new concept that it is hoped will spark conversations across the country and spur on progress for women’s political participation. It’s called a ‘wadahadal’....
Progressio, 28 January 2014
On Saturday 18 January, 25 activists gathered at the Manchester Chaplaincy on Oxford Road to learn how to increase women’s participation and representation in politics.  Gary Hart from the UK...
Progressio, 21 January 2014
MP Paul Goggins (right) speaking at East Timor: Who Cares? exhibition
Progressio staff and supporters have expressed their deep sadness upon hearing the news of MP Paul Goggins' death on 8th January. Over the years Paul has offered invaluable support to Progressio and...
Progressio, 13 January 2014
Emma Justice at H1V event
Laura Foster writes: There are currently 34 million people living with HIV across the globe. It is estimated that half of the 7,400 people who are newly diagnosed with HIV every day are under the age...
Progressio, 6 December 2013
Mark Lister and Sigfrido Reyes
El Salvador’s President of the Legislative Assembly, Sigfrido Reyes, has expressed his support for post-2015 development goals on good governance, women’s equality and water access for all –...
Progressio, 28 November 2013
Sharon Dagg, New Progressio Ireland Director
Sharon Dagg has recently been appointed as the new Director of Progressio Ireland.  She replaces former director Judith Turbyne, who left Progressio Ireland in September 2013 following 3 action-...
Progressio, 6 November 2013
Jeremy Robson and Vicky Schutzer-Weissmann after completing the Royal Parks 2013
Charlee Bennett reflects on the rationale behind her recent half marathon race and why the pain was worth it. It’s amazing how immediately after you slow from a run to walking your legs are tired and...
Progressio, 6 November 2013