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News Blog Post
On March 8, as we celebrate International Women’s Day, we honor women and girls who are driving change and inspiring everyone, including all of us at EngenderHealth. This year, we shine a light on India, where we are working to transform the health and lives of women and girls through our TARUNYA Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health (ARSH) program, a comprehensive set of services to empower them to make informed decisions about their reproductive health. Read more.
February 27, 2014News Link
I have just returned from a week-long trip to Ethiopia, where I traveled with a group of incredible women to learn more about the reproductive health options available for women and their families throughout the country. Our week was filled with visits to local health centers and rural hospitals, and we even had an opportunity to meet with the Minister of Health. Out of the many things we experienced, one particular day stood out most for me: In a remote agrarian village in Amhara, a community dialogue among 30 local women left a big impression on me. The sights, sounds, and lessons from that day have been on my mind ever since. Learn more via Huffington Post.
As we write this post, we are on day four of a week-long trip to Ethiopia. From the teeming capital of Addis Ababa to the vast rural terrain of the Amhara region, each day of our trip has delivered a close-up look at the country's rich culture and political commitment toward improving health for women and girls. Learn more via Huffington Post.
January 23, 2014Press Release
Fistula Care Plus builds on previous successes in 14 countries
EngenderHealth has been awarded Fistula Care Plus, a new five year fistula repair and prevention project, from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). With a project ceiling of $74.49 million, this award will be the largest U.S. government-funded effort to date to focus on fistula, a devastating childbirth injury. Read more.
December 13, 2013News Link
In this season of shopping, spending and celebrating, I find myself trying to assess my holiday priorities in the midst of all the madness. I am the grandmother to eight grandchildren, four of whom are teenagers. Just like many kids in the U.S., their lives are filled with the festivity and fun surrounding the holiday season, including dreaming about the many presents that await them. But when my husband and I began to think about our grandchildren's wish lists this year, we decided to think outside of the shiny wrapped gift box and do something different. Learn more via Huffington Post.