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September 27, 2016News Blog Post

Launching Comic Books for Change in Togo

Do you remember completing Captain Haddock’s catchphrase while reading The Adventures of Tintin? Or waiting to look up Calvin and Hobbs in the newspaper? Comics have a way of seamlessly touching everyday lives. Beyond the joys of reading, comic books also influence popular norms and culture. As part of a new initiative from Agir pour la Planification Familiale (AgirPF), a project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), EngenderHealth and partners are leveraging this creative medium as a means to engage young people in West Africa in sexual and reproductive health. Read more.

September 26, 2016News Blog Post

Three Ways We Have Expanded Youth Access to Contraception in the United States

By Mandy Ackerman, LMSW, MPH & Jenifer DeAtley, LMSW

A full range of contraceptive methods and education is critical for youth and although the United States has one of the developed world’s highest rates of teen pregnancy, there is exciting progress worth noting. W we reflect on three ways EngenderHealth is helping to expand youth’s access to contraception on World Contraception Day. Read more.

August 12, 2016News Blog Post

Making Youth Voices Count

International Youth Day (IYD) is on August 12th! It’s an opportunity for the global community to recognize the importance of youth and their engagement politically, economically, and socially. United Nations declared this year’s International Youth Day theme as “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production”. The Day will focus on the leadership role of youth in helping to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Read more.

June 23, 2016News Blog Post

EngenderHealth at #WD2016

EngenderHealth was proud to join the landmark Women Deliver Global Conference 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark. View highlights from our presence in a new Photo Story. Read more.

June 17, 2016News Blog Post

Saving the Lives of Mothers and Newborns Matters

On March 16, 2016, EngenderHealth joined other Tanzanian partners and professional organizations in Dar es Salaam to mark the launch of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA) 2016–2020 Strategic Plan (WRATZ, 2016), under the theme Zero Tolerance to Maternal Deaths, Be Accountable. Read more.

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