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April 19, 2017Press Release

EngenderHealth Expands Its Global Leadership Team

EngenderHealth, a leading international women’s health organization, is delighted to announce new senior staff joining its global leadership team—Mwemezi Ngemera, Regional Representative for East Africa, and Lauren Wolkoff, Global Director of Communications & Marketing. Mwemezi is a recognized expert in leading maternal and child health programs and managing health systems in Tanzania. Lauren is a veteran of strategic communications, journalism, and publications management in the global women’s health and medical arenas. Read more.

March 8, 2017News Blog Post

Crucial Conversations: Ethiopia

By Dr. Yetnayet Asfaw Demessie, EngenderHealth & Dr. Vandana Sharma, J-PAL

International Women’s Day, on March 8, is a day for the global community of advocates, researchers, public health professionals, journalists, and feminists to come together, celebrate successes, and take stock of how much farther we need to go. Read more.

March 2, 2017Press Release

EngenderHealth Expresses Strong Support for She Decides Initiative

EngenderHealth, a leading international women’s health organization whose vision is “women and girls first,” announces its unwavering commitment to the She Decides initiative. For more than 70 years, EngenderHealth has worked toward ensuring that all women, regardless of where they live, have the right to determine if and when they want to have children, along with the opportunity to plan their families and their futures. Read more.

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.

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