Gender-based violence (GBV) in institutions of higher learning in Malawi remains a major concern, as little attention and effort is dedicated to addressing it. But what perpetuates cases of GBV in these institutions? Who are common victims? Are there mechanisms that could ameliorate it?
EngenderHealth, a leading international women's health organization whose vision is "women and girls first," reaffirms its support today, the first anniversary of the She Decides movement: Yes, SheDecides. EngenderHealth, along with thousands of allies and partners, is showing solidarity on March 2 for a world where every woman and girl can decide what do with her body, her life, and her future-without question.
EngenderHealth program participants took to the airwaves in Burundi to campaign against gender-based violence.
The EngenderHealth Board of Directors has retained the executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates Inc. to lead the recruitment of a new President and CEO for the organization.
The Re:MIX mobile app enables adolescents and young adults to find quality health services and providers that can best fulfill their needs
Faizah Namata, age 34, is a registered midwife at Kyanamukaka Health Center in Masaka District, Uganda. She started providing family planning (FP) services using her knowledge from school, but it was limited to short-acting methods, specifically injectables and the pill.
November 7, 2017 - EngenderHealth joined a committed group of family planning advocates from November 7th-9th at the Second National Family Planning Conference in Cebu City, Philippines. Along with the goal of sharing good family planning practices and sharing research innovations in family planning technology, advocates attending all came with the anticipation that the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) law would be fully implemented.
Kizza Kedekiya and Katusemi Evelyne, residents of Bukona Village, Hoima District, were in their late teens when they married. Five years later, they have two healthy little girls. Kizza, a farmer, and Katusemi, a nursery school teacher, are happy in life. They believe that raising two children is already a large responsibility for them, so for now, they use hormonal implants to keep their family small.
The EngenderHealth Board of Directors has unanimously voted to appoint Rosemary Ellis, secretary of the Board, as Interim President and CEO of the organization, effective immediately.
The EuroNGOs conference offered a space for global voices to come together to forge a proactive, unifed way forward against political forces that would seek to undermine the work of the SRHR community.