May 23, 2016News Link
Dr. Denis Mukwege and Ulla E. Müller write, “On the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula we must not remain silent as the women and girls we love-the mothers, sisters, wives, daughters, friends, colleagues and peers in our community-are denied their basic right to health, their position in our society, their access to education, their access to economic opportunity, resources or support, if we hope to create sustainable social and economic development.” Learn more via The Huffington Post.
May 17, 2016News Link
EngenderHealth’s Karen Koh writes about the problem of teenage pregnancy in the Philippines, four years after laws were passed giving access to universal family planning. Learn more via NewsDeeply.
March 20, 2016News Link
In his editorial featured in The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof acknowledges EngenderHealth and our work through Fistula Care Plus, a five-year fistula repair and prevention project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. He notes: “Organizations like Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, the Fistula Foundation and EngenderHealth have shown that where women’s lives are priority, they can be saved. Learn more via The New York Times.
March 8, 2016News Link
“If we are serious about improving gender equality — especially on International Women’s Day — we must work toward eradicating fistula and other conditions that marginalize and inhibit women in already-patriarchal societies.”—Dr. Lauri Romanzi, project director of Fistula Care Plus at EngenderHealth; Erica Frenkel, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Gradian Health Systems; and Mira Mehes, interim executive director, G4 Alliance. Learn more via Medium.
February 17, 2016News Link
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the WTFP?! Campaign declared our love for contraceptive options with a series of fun and quirky Love Letters to Contraception. Read more.