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  • 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...
  • Inclusion in the Era of Digital Transformation

    Inclusion in the Era of Digital Transformation

    The year 2020 is the dawn of a new decade, bringing in new challenges, solutions, problems, innovations, ideas, and growth. We are at the height of digital transformation and innovation. Technological advancements are on the rise and dominating each and every field. And as a consequence, we are experiencing...
  • Algorithms of Bias

    Algorithms of Bias

    Gender bias is prevalent in our society, and while numerous efforts are being made to counter it, we are still long ways from eliminating or even reducing it. So it should not come as a surprise that Artificial Intelligence models and frameworks are learning gender bias as well. There...
  • Legal, media, human rights, tech experts talk about weaponization of the Internet

    IWD2020 Special: Legal, media, human rights, tech experts talk about weaponization of the Internet

    Check out the video recording of the session. Click to view   On March 7th, 2020, Ananke began its International Women’s Day celebrations by hosting an engaging webinar titled Civil liberties under a gender lens in the digital age. The event was supported by Women In Law, Pakistan. The...
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