Nurjehan Mawani
Nurjehan Mawani
Transforming the world through institutional imagination
Transforming the world through institutional imagination
21 May 2008

Nurjehan Mawani honoured by UNIFEM Canada - In 2007, Nurjehan Mawani was the recipient of the UNIFEM Canada award for her work in advancing equality for women and girls. In her acceptance remarks, she discussed the role that institutional imagination can play in addressing complex societal issues.

Nafisa Gulshaeva, a staff member of the AKF-supported Institute of Professional Development in Dushanbe, discusses teaching resources with visitors.
Nafisa Gulshaeva, a staff member of the AKF-supported Institute of Professional Development in Dushanbe, discusses teaching resources with visitors.
AKDN hosts exhibition in Tajikistan
AKDN hosts exhibition in Tajikistan
30 November 2007

Over 5 000 people viewed informative exhibits, listened to traditional Tajik music, and examined locally-developed products as part of a two-day exhibition on the work of the Aga Khan Development Network in Tajikistan.

Presentation of the 'Bachelor of Humanities' degree by Eddah Gachukia of Kenyatta University, together with Zul Abdul, President of the Ismaili Council for Kenya
Presentation of the 'Bachelor of Humanities' degree by Eddah Gachukia of Kenyatta University, together with Zul Abdul, President of the Ismaili Council for Kenya
A woman's efforts to help the needy
A woman's efforts to help the needy
14 November 2007

A member of the Lions International, Dilshad Mohamed, a businesswoman, has undertaken many initiatives to help out the members of the community in which she lives. Her efforts have been recognised both locally and internationally.

Scouts & Guides at base camp at Nanga Parbat
Scouts & Guides at base camp at Nanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat - Hike to raise awareness of thalassemia
Nanga Parbat - Hike to raise awareness of thalassemia
14 November 2007

The United Arab Emirates Thalassemia Society and Pakistani Thalassemia Society joined hands in an effort to increase awareness of this blood disorder which occurs most frequently in people of Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, Southern Asian and African ancestry. About 100 000 babies worldwide are born with severe forms of thalassemia each year.