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November 25, 2015News Blog Post
Today, as we recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we want to reflect on the progress that we are making toward ending violence for good. Truly impactful efforts must engage men alongside women to take a stand against violence in their families and communities. Read more.
November 10, 2015News Link
On November 10 in the United States, we celebrate the historic and profound impact that birth control, also known as contraception, has had for women and families throughout the world. Despite the overwhelming benefits and usage, contraception and contraceptive education are still considered taboo topics in most parts of the world. Program Associate Amanda Ackerman explains more in a blog post. Learn more via Girls Globe.
October 30, 2015News Blog Post
November 9–12, 2015 · Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Due to volcanic activity in the area, ICFP has been postponed. Thousands of advocates and experts from around the world were to have gathered in Nusa Dua, Indonesia, November 9–12, for the International Conference on Family Planning—a conference aimed at improving worldwide access to lifesaving family planning resources. Experience how global commitments translate into local actions by attending the following sessions featuring EngenderHealth experts. Read more.
October 19, 2015News Blog Post
October 18 to 21, Mexico City, Mexico
Dr. Lauri Romanzi notes on the Maternal Health Task Force blog that we must “create disruptive innovation for maternal newborn health at GMNHC2015.” As the conference explores strategies for reaching every mother and newborn with high-quality health care, EngenderHealth is sharing recent research with a focus on the role of quality. Read more.
October 18, 2015News Link
As Lauri J. Romanzi, the Project Director of the Fistula Care Plus at EngenderHealth, writes for the MHTF blog, "In a world where women in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia are 14 times more likely to die as a result of pregnancy than women in high-income countries, equity must serve both as the ethical platform of engagement and the ultimate goal." Learn more via Maternal Health Task Force.