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.
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.
A New Path Towards Institutionalizing Meaningful Youth Participation: How to Move from Promises to Practicesadolescents blog blog post CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality diversity gender global health GYSI Inclusivity Intersectionality Latest News Meaningful Youth Participation Partnership sexual and reproductive health Social Inclusion SRHR youth Youth-Adult Partnership
By: Pragya Singh, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality and Ana Aguilera, EngenderHealth Most organizations who work with and for young... View Article
EngenderHealth Partners with Absa Bank Tanzania to Support COVID-19 Response Efforts by the Government of TanzaniaAbsa Bank Tanzania blog blog post covid-19 Frontline Workers health systems Latest News PPE public health SRHR 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.
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.
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.
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’Ivoireblog blog post Cote d'Ivoire gender-based violence Ivory Coast Latest News Menstrual Hygiene sexual and reproductive health and rights SRHR West and Central Africa womens rights
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.
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.
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.
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.