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

  • Clarissa Hilber

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 [...]

IHP, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, UNICEF, and Sultan Collaborate to Protect Children in Sokoto State

By Aisha Ahmed, IHP Gender, Social Inclusion, and Community Engagement Advisor, Sokoto State, Nigeria and Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC “The initial Child Rights Act was a document which did not include the wider community and as such, did not receive the necessary support it needed to be implemented. But now since the wider community is being involved, the policy will be done thoroughly to ensure that no one comes back to say he/she was not part of the process.” – The Sultan of Sokoto On November 20th, the [...]

  • Maddison

Join WI-HER in supporting ILO C190

By Kelly Dale, Gender Specialist Yesterday was the last of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, WI-HER calls on legislators and policy members to step up and fulfill their global commitments to prevent and adequately respond to violence. Step up with legal protections for women. Step up with laws that criminalize violence against women and children. We know that violence against women is an injustice and a breach of women’s basic rights. Yet in over 40 countries around the world, domestic violence is not against the law. Fortunately, [...]

  • Maddison Hall

Building Capacity for Research: Announcing WI-HER’s Desk Review Development Training

By: Maddison Hall When I joined WI-HER in the Fall of 2018, I had just returned to school as a Master of Public Health candidate in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. I immediately began working on country-level desk reviews as part of the USAID ASSIST Project, and I continued to write and contribute to a variety of desk reviews spanning a range of topics during the year. I had undertaken research projects in my undergraduate studies and had gathered evidence to develop programs in my career [...]

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WI-HER, LLC (Women Influencing Health, Education, and Rule of Law) is an international consulting firm that identifies and implements creative solutions to complex health and social challenges to achieve better, healthier lives for women and men, girls and boys. We employ an integrated, multisectoral approach that links health with education, rule of law, and agriculture to improve health outcomes and achieve sustained development. WI-HER, LLC is a woman-owned small business based in the Washington, DC area.