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We’re inspired! Over the last four days, we asked delegates at #ICFP2018 to share their commitments to #familyplanning. We heard from youth advocates, leaders, activists, scientists, researchers, and more!

Follow us on Instagram to see what they said: https://t.co/Kwz4amCOGy

Closing statement for @ICFP2018 by @EllenJMacKenzie dean of @JohnsHopkinsSPH: I've been inspired by all of the great work going on in many different countries. Whenever young people get involved, good things happen. You bring the audacity of hope. #ICFP2018 #ICFPYouth

Our President & CEO @TraciLBaird shares her commitment to advance gender equity at #ICFP2018.

More about our new CEO and her vision for success: https://t.co/R8lKgYp641
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Staff had fun brainstorming responses to this challenge - and we are thrilled to be a finalist! https://t.co/0g18FFrItv

Thank you to the government and people of #Rwanda for hosting #ICFP2018. Delightful hosts and role models for a global discussion of #familyplanning. Murakoze! #familyplanning2020

“The most essential ingredient is the determination to do something. And to do it with what you have.” THIS is what an #FPSuperhero looks like! @FP2020Global #ICFP2018

Congratulations Uganda and Burkina Faso for winning the Excellence in Leadership for #FamilyPlanning at the country level awards at #ICFP0218!

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July 19, 2018

EngenderHealth Moves Global Headquarters to Washington, DC

July 19, 2018 (Washington, DC) — EngenderHealth, a global women’s health and sexual and reproductive rights organization, today announced that it has relocated its headquarters office to Washington, DC. The move from New York to DC is part of the organization’s strategic plan to better position itself to continue advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights around the world. Approximately 50 of 600 EngenderHealth employees around the world will work in the DC office.

“We are known for our work in communities and countries around the world, aligning with governments and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality reproductive health, family planning, and maternal health services and to implement programs addressing related issues such as gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS,” said Rosemary Ellis, EngenderHealth’s Interim President and CEO. “As we build on 75 years of achievements in women’s health and our reputation for technical expertise, we see our continued success being driven by a rights-based approach to our mission. We will continue to work with partners to deliver key health services–and also to shape the strategies and conversations that help expand rights for women and girls worldwide.”

Ellis continued, “Women’s and girls’ rights cannot be fully realized until they are able to choose if, when, and how many children to have. When they have the ability to make those choices, their opportunities and power increase. They are more likely to stay in school longer, and to increase their ability to generate income, support their families, and contribute to their communities. In other words, realizing the fundamental human right for a woman or a girl to have control over her own body is not only good for her, but also good for her family and her community.

“Being based in Washington will allow us to work more closely with our many partners here as we collectively make the case that family planning is a human right.”

EngenderHealth moved its headquarters to Washington this summer. The new office is located at:

505 9th St, NW
Suite 601
Washington, DC 20004
USA

For additional details on EngenderHealth, see www.engenderhealth.org.

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About EngenderHealth
EngenderHealth is committed to creating transformative, sustainable change by delivering high-quality sexual, reproductive, and maternal health services; expanding access to information and training; and advancing acceptance of sexual and reproductive rights as human rights. To achieve this vision, EngenderHealth collaborates with governments, private sector partners, international experts, and local organizations and communities around the world to deliver programs that give girls and women freedom to reach their full potentials. www.engenderhealth.org

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