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October 4, 2016News Link
The Social Good Summit’s Master Class entitled “Family Planning: Not Just for Women” focused on the need to engage men and boys as clients, partners, and agents of change to achieve global sexual and reproductive health goals and equality. Elman Nsinda, journalist, citizen activist, and member of the White Ribbon Alliance from Uganda and Jenifer DeAtley, Director of U.S. Programs and the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Advisor at EngenderHealth, explored power dynamics, gender norms, and opportunities to engage men as partners to promote gender equality. Learn more via Girls' Globe.
September 27, 2016News Blog Post
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
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.
September 22, 2016News Link
“Before, it was only the urologist who could perform a vasectomy. Now, we’re training nurses, midwives, clinical officers. You don’t need sophisticate equipment, you don’t need an operating room. It’s inexpensive, and it takes less than 15 minutes,” explains Senior Clinical Advisor Carmela Cordero to The Guardian Development Blog. Learn more via The Guardian.
September 22, 2016News Link
In honor of World Contraception Day, EngenderHealth’s President and CEO Ulla E. Müller sheds light on the need for vital reproductive services around the world. She calls for putting the power of choice directly into the hands of more women and girls—where they live, work, learn, and socialize. Learn more via The Huffington Post.