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March 8, 2013News Link
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.
January 23, 2013News Blog Post
It was the end of three days of meetings, and I seriously considered skipping out on the closing plenary session. But – I knew Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla would be speaking and I have learned that one should never miss an opportunity to hear his thoughts. For those uninitiated, Dr. Fathalla is a professor at Assiut University in Egypt, a former head of the reproductive health division at WHO, and the father of the Safe Motherhood initiative. He was also a member of EngenderHealth’s Board of Directors for a long period of time. Read more.
January 13, 2013Press Release
Global Maternal Health Conference in Arusha, Tanzania, January 15-17
We are pleased to share the news that EngenderHealth staff will be participating in the upcoming Global Maternal Health Conference: Improving Quality of Care, in Arusha, Tanzania, January 15 to 17. Read more.