Everyone Counts: Couples, Families and Relationships in a Globalized World

How long does it take for you to get salt? Only 10 years ago, families in Nepal had to walk 5 hours to get this, when those of us in the developed world could get it in a matter of 5 minutes by walking to a local convenience store. Astha Ramaiya, a health studies researcher and University of Waterloo alumni, examines the relationships between families, our increasingly globalized world, and the need to value the diverse experiences of families in different contexts. Drawing on her own experiences in public health organizations in the developing world, she shares her insights on how to change the world!