Aga Khan Development Network creates Global Pandemic Relief Fund

Overview   In every place we work, the Aga Khan Development Network is at the forefront of the COVID-19 response to provide urgent humanitarian assistance, slow the virus’s spread, care for the infected, and respond to the broad consequences of the virus.   Many supporters have come forward seeking ways to contribute to the AKDN’s uniquely wide-ranging work to…

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Girls’ Education in Afghanistan

There are a number of contributing factors implicated in the poor state of girls’ education and gender inequality in Afghanistan. According to the UNDP’s human development report (2017), Afghanistan ranked 168 out of 189 countries on the gender equality index,…

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International Day of the Girl – animation

Since 2013, AKF has been implementing a large-scale girls’ education programme in Afghanistan called STAGES (Steps Towards Afghan Girls’ Education Success). With funding from UKAid through the Girls’ Education Challenge, AKF and a consortium of partners* have been supporting over…

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