• Editorial: A New Hope?

    Editorial: A New Hope?

    In 2019, SDGs advocates and rights activists were fastidiously preparing for a momentous year. Making a call for the Decade of Action with only 10 years remaining to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, 2020 was a supposed to be big year with the unveiling of the SDGs 2020 report...
  • Enabling Girl Outcomes Via Data

    Enabling Girl Outcomes Via Data

    This article was previously published as part of Ananke’s special edition – Day of the Girl 2020. The original article can be viewed here. World Bank poverty estimates show that 44 percent of global extreme poverty is concentrated among children. Moreover, there are 105 girls for every 100 boys...
  • Step Out of Line, Ladies!

    Step Out of Line, Ladies!

    In 1873, a 273-meter long suffrage petition was presented to the New Zealand Parliament that not just led to the sanctioning of voting power of women, becoming an inspiration for suffragists globally – it eventually led to the appointment of Jacinda Ardern (not the first female PM), one of...
  • Water for All

    COLUMN: WATER FOR ALL

    Globally, countries are faced with key water challenges and diseases like dysentery, cholera, and diarrhea. In addition, there has been a rapid rise in water scarcity such as droughts all over the world. While not an unfamiliar notion, this does represent what might as well be our future if...
  • She Sees

    She Sees

    The Fred Hollows Foundation works in more than 25 countries with a vision to eliminate avoidable blindness. The entity has not only restored sight to 2.5 million people, it works towards ensuring access to quality health services. The Foundation is not-for-profit, politically unaligned and secular entity that offers support,...
  • The Disproportionate Effects of Food Insecurity on Women

    The Disproportionate Effects of Food Insecurity on Women

    Food insecurity and hunger are some of the most significant problems prevalent globally. Worldwide, the effects of food insecurity are being felt, more by women and the impact is grievously disproportionate. Research indicates that women represent 43 percent of the agricultural labor force in developing countries; a figure that...
  • A WiSER Approach To Leveraging Digital Technologies for Gender Parity

    A WiSER Approach To Leveraging Digital Technologies for Gender Parity

    The ‘Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy’ (WiSER) platform was officially launched on the sidelines of the 70th United Nations General Assembly in September 2015. WiSER is a Masdar-led impact focused initiative dedicated to inspiring women and girls to play an active role in addressing global sustainability challenges....
  • Food Safety: A Clarion Call To Action

    Food Safety: A Clarion Call To Action

    (Ananke is thrilled to announce a monthly column on food safety, insecurity. Watch this space for more information) “Health is wealth”, they say; and good food is vital to healthy-living. Of all the basic needs of a human being (which includes food, clothing, and shelter), good food tops the...
  • Leveraging Technology for Maternal Health

    Leveraging Technology for Maternal Health

    The cost of insufficient maternal health has reached massive heights in recent times. Every year, close to 350,000 women die worldwide due to a lack of proper postpartum and maternal healthcare. Around 99% of these deaths occur in third world and developing countries, with Pakistan being the leader in...
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