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What should the future of the #INGO sector be? EngenderHealth CEO @TraciLBaird is part of a @humentum_org-led cohort of INGO leaders discussing how the sector can shift to address issues of purpose, equity, power, and sustainability. Read more on @devex: http://ow.ly/X6ht50Gwncx

“This is truly a great step & proof that with a little political will, we can do a better job of saving the lives of girls & women in our region," said Maïfoux Nassirou, EngenderHealth's regional advocacy & partnership manager. #Benin #AbortionRights

http://ow.ly/QsEH50GvJEy

Meet Gayatri Menon from Tamil Nadu, one of our IAcTT Youth Champions. Want to know more about her? Join us on 24th Oct 2021, at 5:30 pm IST on the IAcTT insta page live!
@newconceptinfo @TheYPFoundation @EngenderHealth @MoHFW_INDIA @UNICEFIndia

Language influences culture, shifts power dynamics & drives social change. Principal Writer & Editor Amy Agarwal & @PathfinderInt SRHR Senior Technical Writer Liz Futrell share how their organizations are reimagining #globalhealth #communications.

https://bit.ly/GlobalHealthComms

The Namibian Parliament is holding the first public hearings on abortion in more than 20 yrs. We support the activists & allies demanding that the Abortion Act is repealed & replaced to guarantee the right to decide & end #abortion stigma. #LegalizeAbortionNA 1/3

IACTT Youth Champions have reached to many and still counting. We are overwhelmed by the great response for the initiative!
#IAcTT #YouthChampions #MillionShares

@TheYPFoundation @EngenderHealth @MoHFW_INDIA @UNICEFIndia @newconceptinfo

Thank you for supporting ⁦⁦@i_actt⁩ ⁦⁦@PurvaMantri⁩ ! #Unite2FightCorona https://www.instagram.com/p/CVIexd9juF0/?utm_medium=share_sheet

Did you miss @USAID_MOMENTUM's 2021 Progress Report? Check it out to see how MOMENTUM has helped improve maternal and child health and increase access to #familyplanning and #reproductive healthcare around the world. 👉 http://ow.ly/bIGz50Gtwym

In Côte d’Ivore, we’re collaborating with the Deputy of Cocody @yasminaouegnin & @CACi225 to propose & advocate for amendments to a draft law on the protection of survivors of domestic violence ahead of a National Assembly vote on October 26. #ProjetDeLoiAReviser #TousUnis

Meet Ishank Subudhi, an engineer by profession & also, one of our Youth Champions from West Bengal. He & his team have been reaching out to 1300+ people from semi-urban areas at all times with the IAcTT campaign's messages, online.
@newconceptinfo @EngenderHealth @TheYPFoundation

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June 10, 2021

UK Minister for Africa Visits EngenderHealth Scaling Up Family Planning Programme in Zanzibar

EngenderHealth was pleased to welcome the UK Minister for Africa, Hon James Duddridge, on a recent trip to Zanzibar, during which the Minister visited the UK-funded, EngenderHealth-implemented Scaling Up Family Planning (SuFP) program at the Mwera Primary Health Care Unit plus facility.

June 7, 2021

The Role of Male Involvement in a Holistic Approach to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

To address and prevent SGBV, EngenderHealth programs utilize gender-transformative, youth friendly, and socially inclusive approaches. We recognize the need for a holistic approach to prevent and respond to SGBV. An important part of that approach is meaningful male engagement.

June 3, 2021

A New Path Towards Institutionalizing Meaningful Youth Participation: How to Move from Promises to Practices

By: Pragya Singh, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality and Ana Aguilera, EngenderHealth Most organizations who work with and for young... View Article

May 28, 2021

EngenderHealth Partners with Absa Bank Tanzania to Support COVID-19 Response Efforts by the Government of Tanzania

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, frontline health workers have been the first and last line of defense. EngenderHealth partnered with Absa Bank Tanzania to support the government in distributing 15 million TZS worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to 27 health facilities in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

May 18, 2021

Towards a Fistula-Free Future

It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of women and girls around the world live with fistula and there are thousands of new cases every year. Fistula is all too common in Africa and Asia, but it is treatable and almost always preventable.

April 26, 2021

Lessons Learned in Language Evolution

As a sexual and reproductive health and rights organization, determining how we communicate about complex topics that are at the crux of our work is crucial. In this piece, our Principal Writer and Editor, Amy Agarwal, discusses lessons learned from her experience developing organizational language guidance over the past year.

April 15, 2021

Calling for Action to Advance Women’s Rights in Côte d’Ivoire / Appel à l’action en faveur de l’avancement des droits des femmes en Côte d’Ivoire

The Collectif des Activistes contre les Violences Basées sur le Genre, in collaboration with EngenderHealth’s West and Central Africa office, organized a press conference to call for specific actions to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in Côte d’Ivoire.

April 7, 2021

Building Back Fairer: Supporting Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health

For World Health Day this year, as the world convenes around the theme of “Building a Fairer, Healthier World,” we reflect on how EngenderHealth and other sexual and reproductive health and rights organizations can work to strengthen health systems to realize Universal Health Coverage, including universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare.

March 25, 2021

Standing with Asian Americans; Taking Action for Equity

Like all people of good will, we watched in horror last week the news of murders of eight people, including six Asian American women, in the Atlanta area. There are no words that adequately express our sadness, dismay, anger, and yet lack of surprise that, yet again, immigrants and women of color have been murdered, and their families and loved ones are suffering, because of the racism and sexism endemic in American society.

March 15, 2021

International Women’s Day: Looking Inward to Move Forward 

As vaccination levels rise and infection and death rates decline, it will be tempting to simply return to the way we did things in the past. What we should do, instead, is to build back better, build back fairer, build back stronger. That’s what we’re trying to do at EngenderHealth.

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