Happy International Women’s Day from Nigeria

By | March 20th, 2017|Africa, Global Health, Maternal Health, Women Empowerment|

Our country officer in Nigeria, Chioma, shares what Internation Women's Day 2017 means for women in Kano State, Nigeria. It’s International Women’s Day, and what does that mean to the average woman in Magami, Kano state who is not even aware that such a day exists? Only one of the women was aware of the day from [...]

NEWS: Shifting the Narrative for Women on the Frontline of Pakistan’s Polio Eradication

By | March 20th, 2017|Asia, Global Health, News, Women Empowerment|

Our Asia Programme Manager, Aleena Khan, reports on the unsung heroes fighting to eradicate polio in Pakistan in this captivating article for Vaccines Work. Shifting the Narrative for Women on the Frontline of Pakistan’s Polio Eradication Tayyuba Gul routinely visits an average of ten households a day in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. As she [...]

REPORT: More Than Half: The Effects of Statelessness on Syrian Refugee Women

By | March 7th, 2017|Global Health, Middle East, Refugees, Women Empowerment|

More Than Half: The Effects of Statelessness on Syrian Refugee Women from a Faith-based Perspective, is our long-anticipated report detailing the needs of Muslim women in refugee and IDP camps. With over half of refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and individuals seeking asylum being women, the report focuses on providing recommendations and opportunities to governmental agencies and [...]

Women on the Frontline – Photo Exhibition and Panel Discussion

By | March 6th, 2017|Asia, Global Health, Women Empowerment|

On 1st and 3rd of February,  Global One (GO) hosted 'Women on the Frontline – Photo Exhibition and Panel Discussion' held in London and Bradford, featuring powerful photography from Khaula Jamil. We had a fantastic turnout and through your generous support, we were able to create the perfect platform to change negative narratives of Pakistan that are all too [...]

700 Hygiene Kits for Syrian Refugees

By | February 28th, 2017|Global Health, Middle East, Women Empowerment|

As airstrikes continue to be carried out across Syria, Aleppo and Idlib remain the cities most affected by the ongoing conflict. So far, this has resulted in over 4 million people fleeing to neighbouring countries and leaving over 6 million more people displaced inside Syria, and these numbers are only increasing with each passing day. [...]

Empowering through Education

By | February 10th, 2017|Event, Islam, Youth|

On Saturday 28th January, Global One hosted an evening of inspiration with multi-talented Qari Ziyaad Patel, Qu’ran reciter, nasheed artist and humanitarian from South Africa in a bid to engage the local community to empower the next generation. The event, held at MCEC, Palmers Green Mosque, focused on how to inspire the youth to take [...]

EVENT: Women on the Frontline – Photo Exhibition

By | January 26th, 2017|Asia, Global Health, Women Empowerment|

Don't miss this exhibition on 1st and 3rd February from 3.00 - 8.00pm featuring stunning photography from Khaula Jamil, founder of Humans of Karachi, who unveils the role women are playing as change makers in eradicating polio in marginalised communities across Pakistan. A panel discussion with key women advocates and voices in the fight against [...]

EVENT: Empowering the Next Generation – 28th January 2017

By | January 19th, 2017|Event, Islam, Youth|

MCEC and Global One would like you to join us on Saturday 28th January 2017 at 5:00pm at Palmers Green Mosque for an evening of inspiration – how to empower the youth to take an active role in leadership – with special guest Qari Ziyaad Patel, reciter of the Noble Qur’an, nasheed artist and humanitarian from [...]

We did it!

By | December 23rd, 2016|Global Health, Middle East, Refugees|

Our crowdfunding challenge has come to an end, and we are pleased to announce that we managed to raise over £3,000 – exceeding our target! With generous support from donors like yourself, Syrian women living in refugee camps will be able to access basic hygiene products to help them manage their period in a sanitary [...]

Ayah dreams to one day visit Japan!

By | December 2nd, 2016|Global Health, Middle East, Refugees, Women Empowerment|

Ayah, like every other 15-year-old, has big dreams. Dreams to travel around the world and visit Japan. But unlike other teenagers, she also dreams of returning to her beloved homeland, a homeland that she has been forced to flee due to civil unrest. As a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon, life isn’t easy for Ayah [...]

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