16 Days of Activism

For nearly 10 years WI-HER has proudly fought for women’s rights and human rights, at home, in society, and in the workplace. Join us for 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence!

Gender Integration: Equality, Empowerment, and Inclusion

Gender Integration: Equality, Empowerment, and Inclusion

WI-HER sees gender as all societal roles and expectations that influence access to services, entrée’s to opportunities, and equal treatment under law and in practice.  read more…

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, and Research

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, and Research

WI-HER staff has deep expertise in analysis, evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research, and M&E. Our staff leads project, performance and impact evaluations read more…

Economic Empowerment

Economic Empowerment

WI-HER knows that economic empowerment strengthens the individual, supports the family, and improves the prosperity of communities. read more…

Capacity Development

Capacity Development

We employ country-led adaptive learning techniques that strengthen our partners’ capacities and enable institutionalization at all levels. Key to ensuring that programmatic gains are maintained effectively and sustainably read more…

Knowledge Management (KM) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA)

Knowledge Management (KM) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA)

WI-HER believes that understanding and learning begin with individuals and expands through trusting environments, open communication, and shared experiences. read more…

Our Mission

Our mission is to employ an integrated, multi-sectoral approach across development, health, and social impact projects to improve outcomes and achieve sustained development, leading to better, healthier lives for women and men, and girls and boys.

Latest News & Blog Posts

  • IHP GSI&CE Advisor, Aisha Ahmed, stands for violence against women in all its forms!

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: Obstetric Fistula and Female Cutting in Sokoto – A Preventable Scourge

By Aisha Ahmed, WI-HER, Gender, Social Inclusion and Community Engagement Advisor for USAID IHP in Sokoto State, Nigeria  “A young girl had an obstetric fistula at a young age. She was married and pregnant. Unfortunately, the girl was living with her mother in-law because her husband had travelled to make ends meet in another State. Her mother in-law did not give permission for her to be taken to the hospital when she was in labor. The girl spent three days in labor and was later put to bed. After some [...]

  • Alison LeFew, WI-HER’s Senior Director for Program Growth and Partnerships

A Letter to My Fellow Humans on the International Day of Human Fraternity

February 4th, 2021 A Letter to My Fellow Humans, Alison LeFew, WI-HER’s Senior Director for Program Growth and Partnerships Beginning this year, every February 4th we will mark the International Day of Human Fraternity. Today we celebrate the incredible physical, cultural, religious, and spiritual diversity of the human race and the dream that, collectively, we humans strive for inclusivity as the pathway to peace, equity, and freedom. Over the last year, a lot of scary things have happened.  Many people have suffered because of violence, sickness, loneliness, and [...]

  • USAID RHITES East

The Importance of Addressing Gender and Social Inclusion Barriers: WI-HER Partners With USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda to Address HIV viral suppression rates

Source: DHIS2 Since August 2020 – through the USAID Social Behavior Change Activity – WI-HER has been working closely with USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-East) Project and Tororo District’s Nagongera health center (HC) IV facility staff to address poor viral suppression rates (Table 1).  HIV positive clients of Nagongera HC IV were missing appointments and not adhering to antiretroviral therapy (ART) required to achieve viral suppression. […]

  • USAID IHP brought together program officers from different ministries, departments, and agencies to ensure that activities included in the annual operational plan (AOP) were realistic and also gender responsive.

How the USAID Integrated Health Program is Strengthening Health Systems in Nigeria

By: Aisha Ahmed, Gender, Social Inclusion and Community Engagement Advisor, Sokoto State, Nigeria USAID IHP brought together program officers from different ministries, departments, and agencies to ensure that activities included in the annual operational plan (AOP) were realistic and also gender responsive. Sexual, reproductive, and maternal health issues are affecting women in Sokoto state, Nigeria. Unsafe sex and fistula are major risk factors, particularly among women and girls. This is why the USAID Integrated Health Program (IHP) is working tirelessly with the State Ministry of Health, State Primary [...]

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