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. WI-HER is committed to the rights of all peoples, in discriminant of sex, race, religion, sexuality, economic level, or disability; and we give voice to those most marginalized. 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 for USAID and other donors and has developed reliable approaches to train, guide, and supervise its evaluation teams. read more…

Capacity Development

Capacity Development

We employ country-led adaptive learning techniques that strengthen our partners’ capacities and enable institutionalization at all levels. 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. WI-HER empowers staff and local partners to create, share, and apply knowledge – person-to-person, organization-to-organization, and country to country. 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

  • UN logo for the 2019 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

Supporting a Future without Violence in Bauchi State – Policy Activism Around the 2019 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

By Helen John, Gender, Social Inclusion, and Community Engagement Advisor, IHP Bauchi State, Nigeria UN logo for the 2019 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign Rape is universally considered to be having or performing sexual acts with a person who – is forced, does not want to, feels threated, or is unable to consent. Rape applies to the sex organs but also includes non-consensual oral and anal violations. Like in many other developing countries, rape is endemic in Nigeria. UNICEF reported in 2015 that one in [...]

  • Participants listen to presentations during the State Committee on Food & Nutrition Meeting, Kamba Town, Kebbi State, Nigeria (Photo Credit: Nafisa Zaki-GSICEA)

Saving Kebbi State from Malnutrition: The Dream of a Local Girl

By Nafisa Abubakar Zaki – Gender, Social Inclusion & Community Engagement Advisor (GSICEA), IHP Kebbi State, Nigeria The first 1,000 days of a child’s life offer a unique window of opportunity for preventing undernutrition and its consequences. (UNICEF) Participants listen to presentations during the State Committee on Food & Nutrition Meeting, Kamba Town, Kebbi State, Nigeria (Photo Credit: Nafisa Zaki-GSICEA) With over 11 million stunted children, Nigeria is, without doubt, confronted with the challenge of malnutrition and ranks second with highest number of stunted children globally. For Kebbi, [...]

  • Participants gather at workshop on conditional cash transfers and reaching marginalized population September 18th and 19th, 2019 at Kamba Motel, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State

Reflecting on My CCT Journey in Kebbi State

Participants gather at workshop on conditional cash transfers and reaching marginalized population September 18th and 19th, 2019 at Kamba Motel, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State By Nafisa Abubakar Zaki – Gender, Social Inclusion & Community Engagement Advisor – IHP Kebbi State, Nigeria The importance of girl-child education cannot be over emphasized. Yet, it is an issue in northern Nigeria. In Kebbi, for example, 26.1% of girls complete primary school as opposed to 35.9%; for secondary school its 12.9% and 24.4% respectively (MICS, 2011). One of the main objectives of [...]

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Reflection of my fall internship experience at WI-HER

By Clarissa Hilber Clarissa Hilber I interned for WI-HER in the fall of 2019, for two months. The internship has been a great way to expand my knowledge of the public health field and its relation to policy and law, which is my area of focus at university. I worked on the “Act to End NTDs | East Program”, which is led by RTI International and funded by USAID.  WI-HER’s role in the project is to lead gender equality and social integration as part of health strengthening.  In [...]

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