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May 21, 2013Press Release
Experts call for an end to a devastating women’s health condition affecting millions
To mark the first International Day to End Obstetric Fistula on May 23, EngenderHealth recognizes the achievements to date in fistula prevention and treatment and calls for an end to this devastating women’s health condition. Read more.
May 15, 2013Press Release
EngenderHealth at Women Deliver (May 28-30) Read more.
March 8, 2013News Link
Pam Barnes column at the Huffington Post: "We have a responsibility to promote and protect women's rights and health. We cannot succeed unless we engage women and men and recognize the crucial roles both have to play in the fight for gender equity." Learn more via The Huffington Post.
March 7, 2013Press Release
Salma Hayek Pinault Presents EngenderHealth with the Avon Global Communication Award for Exemplary Work to Combat Violence Against Women
CHAMPION Project wins Break the Silence Award for campaign against gender-based violence in Tanzania
In recognition of International Women’s Day, Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault awarded EngenderHealth the 2nd Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women for their outstanding work to bring attention to the need to end violence against women. Read more.
February 11, 2013News Blog Post
In March 2012, radical Islamists seized the city of Gao, in northern Mali, including the local hospital. The rebels forced fistula clients to flee into the streets -- but 12 of the 15 patients who had been hospitalized for fistula repair at the time of the attack have now been located. Read more.