In promoting the sanctity of human life, the Qur'an-e Shariff says that good health, like knowledge, is a divine gift. The family unit nurtures the lives of its members, assisting them in their physical and spiritual endeavours. The wellbeing of individuals, in-turn, contributes to the overall health of the family, and that of society at large.
The 2019 International Women's Day event will honour His Highness the Aga Khan’s guidance in the public sphere as well as to the community, in the area of “Civil Society Leadership.” The aim is to illustrate how Canadian Ismaili women have made waves by initiating and building upon activities that reflect the social conscience of Islam.
London, 17 April 2016 — International Women’s Day — a global tradition celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women from all walks of life — was marked at the Ismaili Centre, London by the Women’s Activities Portfolio of the Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom.
London, 3 March 2016 — International Women’s Day was marked at the Ismaili Centre, London with a discussion on Women and the future of Afghanistan featuring Nurjehan Mawani, Shireen Rahmani and Meena Baktash.