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February 15, 2017Press Release
EngenderHealth Establishes Policy and Advocacy Arm in Response to Urgent Fight to Protect Women’s Reproductive Health and Rights
Seasoned international advocate Mina Barling to take the helm of newly established department
EngenderHealth, a leading international women’s health organization, is gearing up to safeguard and protect decades of progress in advancing women’s health and rights across the world. The establishment of a new policy and advocacy department comes in swift reaction to a challenging U.S. political climate, with the reinstatement and expansion of the harmful Global Gag Rule, which will deny millions of women and girls their basic rights and freedoms. Mina Barling, a lifelong advocate for women’s reproductive rights, will lead the new division. Read more.
January 30, 2017News Blog Post
National commitments to family planning such as those made by dozens of countries as part of the FP2020 global partnership are key to increasing access to family planning for women worldwide. Attaining these commitments requires being able to plan for and ensure a reliable supply of quality contraceptives and adequate financial investment. EngenderHealth and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) | DELIVER PROJECT are pleased to announce a new resource, Using Reality Check and PipeLine for Contraceptive Forecasting and Supply Planning. Read more.
January 30, 2017News Blog Post
EngenderHealth received a two-year grant from the Hewlett Foundation, the SSRDroits project, to field-test the operationalization of the combined Checkpoints for Choice and Users’ Guide package with policymakers, health service providers, and community stakeholders in Côte d’Ivoire. A national-level workshop on sexual and reproductive health and rights for stakeholders at the individual, community, service provision, and policy levels was held. Read more.
January 23, 2017Press Release
EngenderHealth strongly denounces the reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule, also known as the Mexico City Policy, that will deny millions of women and girls their basic rights and freedoms. Read more.
January 20, 2017News Blog Post
With more women choosing implants as their preferred contraceptive method, the matching need to put in place systems and services to fulfill the right to timely, affordable implant removal is evident. EngenderHealth, including its Expand Family Planning (ExpandFP) project, works with the Global Implant Removals Task Force to assess gaps and review best practices for implant removals. In support of these efforts, ExpandFP has released a new brief, Contraceptive Hormonal Implant Removal Services: Experiences from the ExpandFP Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Uganda. Read more.