The fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT) is designed to support Canadian small and medium-sized organizations (SMOs) testing innovative solutions that advance gender equality in the Global South. FIT's goal is to cultivate a working environment in which SMOs are empowered to experiment, fail, adapt, and try again.
Josephine*, a 32-year-old mother living in central Ethiopia, learned she was expecting twins. This fact alone made her pregnancy high-risk. When a woman is pregnant with multiples, she is more likely to have complications in pregnancy and premature delivery.
Adding to her risk factor was Josephine’s remote location; the North Shoa Zone in the…
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This innovative solution will use a Design Thinking methodology to engage and encourage collaboration among groups of marginalized women,…Learn More
This innovative solution will test technology-supported access to gender-sensitive, self-paced, digital learning materials to the most…Learn More
Alitus Femina is working to reduce Sexually Transmitted Grades (STGs) – sex in exchange for positive grades – a practice that…Learn More