In northern Pakistan, the Aga Khan Foundation has worked with over 1,100 community groups and women’s organisations to improve women’s health and promote their empowerment. The project, supported by the Government of Canada, has reached more than 340,000 women
Today is International Women’s Day. In this short video, students and faculty from across the Aga Khan Academies in Hyderabad, Maputo and Mombasa share their thoughts and pledges to challenge gender bias and inequity.
On 25 November 2020, the Aga Khan University hosted a webinar to explore these topics, bringing together female leaders who talked about their work, its impact on global health and its relationship to driving gender equity. Today, AKDN is releasing the webinar on its channels to help commemorate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In this video, three female science teachers across the Aga Khan Academies in Hyderabad, Mombasa and Dhaka speak about their experiences and share advice with girls who aspire to study science at a higher level.
In September 2020, Vanessa Erogbogbo, Chief of the Sustainable and Inclusive Values Chains section at the International Trade Centre, spoke with Meredith Preston McGhie, Secretary General of the Global Centre for Pluralism about the effects of the pandemic in emerging economies, particularly on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, which are predominantly run by self-employed women.