Afghanistan

Foundations for Health and Empowerment (F4HE)

Foundations for Health and Empowerment (F4HE) aims to improve the health and wellbeing, and enhance the equitable development and empowerment, of women, girls, their families, and their communities.  

COVID-19 Innovation and Research Project (CIRP): Effectiveness and scalability of innovative digital health solutions responding to the COVID-19 crisis among refugees and vulnerable populations 

The CIRP is a two-year applied research initiative to identify existing gaps in preparedness and response of health systems.

In A Heartbeat: Delivering Hope

“When a number of women in our family lost their lives during labour, and many babies passed away, and then

In A Heartbeat: The First Lady

“I wanted to become a doctor to serve people. I had no other goal but to save people and help

In A Heartbeat: Leading the Charge

“Even though the war was going on, people did not approve of girls going to school, especially going to nursing college. My father

Building partnerships through a pandemic

In many ways, the COVID-19 pandemic is a shared global experience. For students, the pandemic continues to disrupt their educational

Side effects: How COVID-19 is putting gender equality gains at risk

By Lindsay Mossman, Senior Gender Equality Advisor
How old you are, where you live, your race, your ethnic background, and your socioeconomic status all affect how your world has changed since the pandemic began. Gender is no exception.

Unmasking new opportunities in a time of crisis

With the outbreak of COVID-19, Istoray’s business ground to a sudden halt. A lockdown order on the market where Istoray’s business operated caused her, and many others to lose their business and income.

Growing crops, nurturing a community

After the spread of COVID-19, many, including Kimya’s eldest son, a rental driver, lost their jobs. But the greenhouse has enabled their family to weather the pandemic.