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.
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.
Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers his acceptance remarks at a banquet in San Francisco on 26 April 2011, after being presented with the University of California San Francisco Medal, the University’s highest honour.
At a banquet in San Francisco on 26 April, Mawlana Hazar Imam was presented with the 2011 University of California San Francisco Medal. The prestigious recognition builds on existing collaborations between the UCSF and AKDN, and particularly the University’s support for training and research programmes at the Aga Khan University.