For 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! read more…

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…

Latest News & Blog Posts

  • Empowerment meeting in Kebbi Communities

WI-HER’s Work in Women’s Empowerment: Nigeria Social Norms Learning Collaborative Conference

By Kenneth Goughnour, Program Coordinator “Being a member of COP has empowered me with knowledge to stay healthy during pregnancy.”“I can now save towards my delivery.”- Members of Kebbi Communities of Practice (COP) In mid-November 2021, WI-HER presented at the annual Nigeria Learning Collaborative Conference on Social Norms, highlighting our work in women’s empowerment through USAID’s Integrated Health Program (IHP). Through IHP, WI-HER is identifying gender barriers and facilitating sustainable solutions toward improved health for mothers and babies. WI-HER works in four areas of health looking at gender [...]

  • Ethiopia Habtamu using the tool

Adapting Tools and Considering Inclusion to Eliminate NTDs: Hirut’s Story

By Sara Pappa, WI-HER Technical Advisor; Habtamu Bedasa, FHF Zonal NTDs Technical Advisor; Leta Balcha Damessa, FHF Program Manager Habtamu Bedasa, a Zonal NTDs Technical Advisor with FHF, uses the Supervisors Coverage Tool (SCT) to assess the level of MDA coverage in a village in Ethiopia. Attention to diversity and inclusion is critical to ensuring services and efforts to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are accessible, equitable, and reach those most in need. NTDs disproportionately impact those living in poverty and [...]

  • Coding class in Uganda

International Day of the Girl Child: Babirye’s Story and a Timely Intervention

By Dr. Taroub Faramand, WI-HER President and Founder Timely interventions, such as offering coding classes to young girls as Dr. Faramand has done, can be beneficial to a girl’s education and future. Educate the girl child and you have educated the community. Babirye is a 15-year-old, one of four girls in her father’s one-bedroom house. Her home is a next to the Silver Bolt HQ in Uganda. She has always shown interest in the work that we do with coding classes, but she has never had the resources [...]

  • USAID IHP workshop

Advocating for more responsive and accessible health services for persons with disabilities in Nigeria

By Kenneth Goughnour, MPH, MCH, WI-HER Program Coordinator During a USAID IHP capacity building workshop led by Gender Advisors, persons with disabilities civil society organizations learned how to recognize barriers to health access and identify considerations for increasing access to health care services for PWDs. In July 2021, the Gender Advisors from the USAID Integrated Health Program (IHP) in Sokoto and Kebbi States conducted two-day workshops to advance more responsive and accessible reproductive health/family planning; maternal, newborn and child health; nutrition and malaria (RMNCH+NM) services for persons with disabilities [...]

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