This year World Kidney Association teamed up with International Women’s day to make ‘Kidneys & Women’s Health’ their focus for 2018. Read more to learn about this disease and why women are less likely to receive kidney transplants and what changes are being made.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Women’s Portfolio presented ‘Press for Progress’ on March 13th 2018 at the Ismaili Centre. A distinguished panel of change makers reflected on progress made, called for change and celebrated acts of determination by women from all walks of life, who continue to play an extraordinary role to effect change for others.
On the joyous occasion of Navroz, we are happy to share with you a letter from the UK Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Teresa May, to the Ismaili Community. The letter is a reflection on 60 years of Mawlana Hazar Imam promoting peace, pluralism, improved quality of life and good governance.
iCERV – Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering provides opportunities to volunteer in numerous ways, partnering with various charities and organisations. While the 'Beast from the East' brought extreme weather and plunging temperatures, iCERV provided support to the homeless in Cardiff.
The launch of iCERV in the UK takes place during this historic Diamond Jubilee year of His Highness the Aga Khan’s Imamat. Over the coming months, Ismailis in the UK will have the opportunity to volunteer in numerous ways, partnering with various charities and organisations to give back to their communities.
Migration has long been a feature of the Ismaili community shaping its geography, demography and impact throughout history. Sharing migration stories can also help us in supporting one another, learning about the diversity in the Ismaili community and finding out more about our shared history.
The inaugural games were held in June 2008 in Nairobi Kenya, as a Golden Jubilee initiative to drive unity, as well as to promote a healthy body and mind, and to promote fitness and camaraderie through sports across the global Ismaili Jamat.
Members of the Ismaili Volunteer Corps (IVC) support runners at the Brighton Marathon 2016.