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 [...]
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By: Kelly Dale, Gender Specialist Research on gender-based violence (GBV) during humanitarian crises, including intimate partner violence (IPV) and forced child marriage, often focuses on women. This research presents women as victims of war and displacement who need protecting from [...]
Family Planning Commodities Donation Makes Splash at National Obstetrics Fistula Center, Ningi, Nigeriahannarabah2019-11-21T18:59:05+00:00
By Helen John, IHP Gender, Social Inclusion, and Community Engagement Advisor, Bauchi State, Nigeria and Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC “This is actually a partnership that works. We were thinking after the fistula consultation meeting held, that will be [...]
Act to End NTDs | East ProgramDesk Review on Gender Issues AffectingNeglected Tropical Diseases Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a category of diverse communicable and treatable diseases that affect more than one billion of the world’s poorest populations, [...]
By Helen John, Gender, Social Inclusion, and Community Engagement Advisor, Bauchi-Nigeria “You were meant to be a queen Even though you are hidden behind the curtain, your majesty, the world awaits your ascension oh do not fear, grab your rod, [...]
A Ray of Hope for a Fistula-free Society By Morgan Mickle and Allison Annette Foster Gesse VVF Center, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, Nigeria. Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle Dr. Abubakar met us at the door dressed in traditional Kebbi dress [...]
By Mitali Dahanukar, Intern Summer 2019 Mitali Dahanukar My internship at WI-HER, LLC has been an incredible and enlightening journey. As a Georgetown University Master’s student, I was applying for various summer internship positions to gain experience in [...]
Obstetric Fistula in Nigeria: WI-HER joins the states of Bauchi and Kebbi in fighting fistula September / October 2019 BACKGROUND WI-HER, LLC is leading gender integration and social inclusion efforts within the USAID-funded Integrated Health Project (IHP) in the Nigerian [...]
By Oloruntobi Dare, Intern Summer 2019 Oloruntobi Dare I greatly valued my time this past summer as a gender integration intern with WI-HER, LLC. I was assigned to work on the USAID-funded Integrated Health Project (IHP) supporting Nigeria, [...]
Image Credit: peopleimages.com By Morgan Mickle and Kelly Dale, Gender Specialists, WI-HER, LLC “As the role of the community is decreasing or changing, the role of the health center is increasing.” (Male Registered Nurse, Antiguan Health Facility) There [...]