Female vaccinators are a key part of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s strategy to advance equality and empower women.
Women make up two-thirds of Pakistan’s polio workforce.
Their work is crucial for us to meet our goal of interrupting the transmission of wild poliovirus this year, but the importance of their efforts goes far beyond polio eradication.

This photo essay from Rotary magazine’s April issue illustrates the work of female vaccinators and highlights five of the women who are working to end polio in Pakistan.  Learn more