Rank #1: Episode 6: Combating Child Mortality and Maternal Health in East India
Catalystas had the opportunity to interview Dr. Nirmala Nair, Founder of the child health, human trafficking and women’s empowerment organisation Ekjut, that operates out of Panwar Jarkan Province. Ekjut has won countless awards on raising child mortality improvement of maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition of partnering underserved, marginalised communities, through their empowerment, community-based interventions and influence good governance for improving access and quality of services. In its Jarkan one of the most improvised provinces, today they are preparing to apply their medical and community expertise to other regions in India. Founder Dr. Nair tells us more about Ekjut’s work that has saved countless lives since 2002.
Rank #2: Episode 5: Better Aid, Not Band-Aids
Catalystas Aviva and Sofia sit down with Arjan Hehenkamp, current Deputy Director of the Dutch organization Stichting Vluchteling (Refugee Foundation) and former operational director and general manager of the Dutch Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Office in Amsterdam, to discuss past experiences, lessons learned, and new approaches to humanitarian aid.
Rank #3: Episode 4: The Human Rights of IDPs
UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Ms. Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, joins Catalysta Aviva to discuss the roles of the UN, the state, and NGOs when it comes to supporting the needs of IDPs.
Rank #4: Episode 3: South Sudan: Conflict, Camps, and Community Empowerment
An interview with John Jal Dak and Matthew Lam Joar, two youth leaders from South Sudan, on conflict, community building, and youth empowerment at the One Young World Forum, presented by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Rank #5: Podcast Episode 2: Why Feminism?
What is Feminism? Catalystas defines what feminism means to us and why we believe it is the key to a more inclusive and effective development agenda.
Rank #6: Episode 1: Women Centered International Development Design Practice
Introducing Catalystas Consulting and our experience in development, security and policy practice and implementations. Often in our field, we operate in male and patriarchal dominated spaces, what does this mean for the world of economic, political and social improvement? In this episode, we will discuss why is there s need to women-centered program design a shed some from the far reaches of the world field-insights to provide real-world examples and context to provide tips.