Women are integral to the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat’s disaster management and resilience activities, and in this compilation of profiles some share their thoughts about service, leadership, mentorship and breaking down gender barriers in this traditionally male-dominant field.
Aga Khan Museum podcast series “This Being Human” features Ginella Massa
Episode 4 of "This Being Human", featuring Ginella Massa, launches March 9....
Ginella Massa – the award-winning Toronto-based journalist and first hijab-wearing person to ever anchor a major Canadian news broadcast – will be a featured guest on This Being Human, the Aga Khan Museum’s new arts and culture podcast serie
Afghan mothers study alongside their young children to improve their literacy
The Network’s early childhood development programmes often provide parents...
In remote villages of Afghanistan, young mothers who were unable to receive an academic education, instead taking on traditional duties such as homemaking and manual labour, became literate through weekly language and mathematics sessions offered by the Aga Khan Education Service’s early childhood development centres.
Pakistani women scale the heights in rescue teams
Community members in Shimshal are trained in emergency lifesaving...
Women are central to disaster relief in mountain villages, honing their skills to save the lives of other women. In Pakistan, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat has trained 50,000 volunteers – of which half are women – in community-based disaster risk management since 1998.
3 March World Wildlife Day: Protecting the big cats of the snowy mountains
A snow leopard safely caught while trying to enter an animal pen awaits...
In the Pamir mountains in Tajikistan, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat is working to help communities to protect snow leopards instead of retaliating against these endangered animals for attacking livestock.