Models like Men Care aim to challenge gender norms, overcome cultural barriers, increase male involvement in the household and encourage greater decision making power for women. We sit down with TV Personality, Rick Campanelli and gender specialist, Karoline Davis to talk about how to engage men in gender equality.
Women Deliver is 8000 people from over 175 countries. Leaders, activists, community change agents and professionals … all gathered to discuss, exchange, and work together for the rights of women all over the world. Join entrepreneur and influencer, Josiane Konate (petiteandbold) as we discuss key takeaways from the conference.
The same way you might sprinkle some rosemary to your pasta to give it an extra little kick, micronutrient powders can be sprinkled on to food for an extra boost of health. We sit down to chat sprinkles with Allison, a nutritionist from Nutrition International and Kioko, a technical specialist and dad of two.
Most people don’t decide to become advocates, instead, they raise their voice when they are no longer able to sit in the silence. All around the world young people are bringing about incredible change when they stand up for themselves and others. What is advocacy? How is it done differently around the world? Why does it matter? Brianna and Asha, two passionate advocates, share their learnings in advocacy from different parts of the world. Brianna is a young Canadian advocate who is...
This World Food Day, we sit down with well-known chef Dennis Prescott to talk food and how his love of sharing food led him to Joyce Kilpimo in Kenya. A hunger free world is one where meals are shared, community is fostered and there's always enough to go around, especially for moms, children and babies. When we experience the joy of sharing food, we realize that good food, nutritious food and diverse foods are essential—and not just for our bodies. It’s critical for our minds, hearts and...
In Canada, community farms have been promoting food diversity and trying to remove barriers to nutritious diets. Unfortunately in many vulnerable communities worldwide, most still cannot afford nourishing foods. But biofortification has changed the game.
Health is a fundamental right. But, as seen in Zin Mar’s case barriers such as transportation, lack of knowledge and limited decision making power can prevent families from getting the care they need. Even within Canada, new Canadians, Indigenous communities and other marginalized groups experience unequal access to health services. Zin Mar from Myanmar, Abigail from Canada and really, all moms everywhere deserve access to quality health systems.
Lifestyle Blogger Amidst the Chaos (Christine Martin) and World Vision Kenya Project Manager, Linda Mdhune meet up with Abena Thomas to talk everything breastfeeding. Why is it important? What are the barriers? And is there a right way to do it?
Melani O'Leary, a nutrition and health specialist with World Vision Canada & new mom, joins Abena Thomas in this episode of In Progress. We introduce maternal, newborn and child health and why it is critical in the first 1000 days of a baby’s life. For more information, visit 1000dayjourney.ca.
An all-new podcast connecting people’s stories of development from around the world, with stories rooted here in Canada. This season, you'll hear interviews from moms in vulnerable contexts and moms in Canada. For more information, visit 1000dayjourney.ca.