On the tenth anniversary of International Day of the Girl, learn how Canadian investments are supporting and making a difference for girls in Central Asia.
- Burkina Faso
- Central Asia
- East Africa
- Kyrgyz Republic
In 2021, UCA’s Civil Society Initiative established the School for the Advancement of Gender Equality, the first of its kind in Central Asia.
Since 1989, more than 500 young Canadians have participated in AKFC’s International Youth Fellowship, a program that has launched diverse
“Over my career, I have seen many gender advocates evolve and emerge. Society has also been transformed.”
“My hope would be that gender equality becomes so part of everybody’s DNA that integrating gender and using a gender lens will be a part of everyone.”
We sat down with four gender advisors from across the AKDN to talk about their work and learn about development from their perspectives.
“I have been working on projects that focus on auditing gender equality, economic empowerment, health, education, conflict resolution, resilience building, climate change, to name a few.”
AKFC hosted a panel to discuss the role clean energy can play in bringing equity to vulnerable communities.