By Julia Lukomnik Feature image description: Two multi-colored hands support a brown skinned person wearing orange shorts and an orange off-the shoulder top. The person has blue flowers in their yellow afro. As the first Russian soldiers crossed the border to Ukraine, social media lit up with suggestions of how people with resources could help: from direct bank transfers to Ukrainian activists, to offering Ukrainian refugees … Continue reading Decolonizing Wealth in the Midst of Crisis
A mother and daughter talk about their roles and perspectives as women in development work In the early 1980’s, Elisabeth moved to the town of Tanga in Tanzania and started working as a medical doctor. Her daughter Friederike, who was born around that time, later started a career in development also working abroad an in the development sector. In this inter-generational conversation they share their … Continue reading Women in Development – The Changing Field.
By Dr. Sylvia Sax Health systems all over the world are failing to meet the needs of the people they serve, especially those women who are most reliant on health services. My work as a Global Health consultant has exposed me to how women suffer from lack of reliable, effective and efficient healthcare services, most often not designed to meet their needs. I undertook my … Continue reading Strengthening health care and gender equality through better collaborations