Entries by Nasrullah Amirzai


International Women’s Day 2021, looking back and looking forward

Monday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Every year IWD calls us to challenge the social forces that oppress women and girls and prevent them from living full, fair, and free lives. IWD invites us to celebrate the incredible activists worldwide who mobilized quickly to provide information and services remotely during the pandemic shutdown and […]


Climate Change— A Crisis Here and Now

Climate change hits already marginalized communities the hardest. Dozens of isolated Maya-Q’eqchi’ communities in Izabal, near Guatemala’s Atlantic coast, are currently facing devastating flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta, which tore through Central America last week. In the weeks and months to come, these communities will be relying on health promoters trained with Hesperian’s […]