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Today, ahead of #EarthDay2019 we call on #ClimateChange negotiators to remember their national commitments and obligations under the #ParisAgreement and to recognise the benefits of integrating #SRHR programming into #ClimateAction 🌍

Read more: https://t.co/2XOI65ZyBc

Countries with high unmet need for modern contraceptives also have high vulnerability to #climatechange. That's why #SRHR orgs are calling on signatories of #ParisAgreement to include sexual and reproductive health and rights in their #climate plans. https://t.co/7CFAl6Bo0P

@EngenderHealth attend the national conference on #healthfinancing toward #universalhealthcoverage in Côte d'Ivoire. @nenef @KatePGilles @MdM_France

Only 57% of the world’s women can make choices in all three areas:
👉🏾sexual intercourse with their partner
👉🏾contraception use
👉🏾health care
#SWOP2019 #SRHR https://t.co/gGfcDdv7Gp via @UNFPA @reliefweb

Delighted to celebrate the @FP2020Global Reference Group and our global SRH progress & priorities, including @EngenderHealth’s commitment to work with young people on SRHR!

Highlights from @UNFPA report:
1) 214 million women can’t access contraceptives
2) 4 in 10 women fear saying no to sexual demands
3) 59% of women use modern contraceptives, up 6% from 25 years ago
#SWOP2019 #SRHR https://t.co/A1OvRILmZz

In our last fiscal year, over 17,000 healthcare providers have gained access to tools, knowledge, and expertise to provide millions of women with the sexual and reproductive healthcare they need to thrive. #SRHR

@EngenderHealth #Tanzania &#ThaminiUhai with the generous support of @BloombergDotOrg have been working jointly with the government in Kigoma to improve maternal health by tupgrading health centers, providing CEMonC training and mentorship to staff and creating public awareness

New study finds that women in Africa face higher risks of death from C-sections mainly due to understaffed hospitals and under-trained doctors. https://t.co/PRpQngkcIE #maternalhealth

Every day approx 830 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy. EngenderHealth is committed to changing this. We equip health facilities with well-trained staff and medical supplies to give women the high-quality #maternalhealthcare they deserve. #IntlMHDay

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September 9, 2017

Realizing Sexual & Reproductive Rights: CSW 2017

On March 17, 2017, EngenderHealth hosted a panel discussion in conjunction with the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The theme for this year’s CSW centered on “women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work.” EngenderHealth convened five leaders in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) to discuss the links between SRHR and economic empowerment.

May 25, 2017

EngenderHealth Welcomes Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus as new Director-General, World Health Organization

EngenderHealth welcomes the news this week that Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been named the next Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr. Tedros has been an exceptional leader in the health sector and a strong advocate for the rights of women and girls, especially among the most vulnerable populations.

May 11, 2017

New Gender Resource Advances Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

EngenderHealth and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announced the publication of a new digital resource: Engaging men in sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family planning: Why Using A Gender Lens Matters. The resource will help programme managers design, implement, and evaluate programmes that engage men as clients, as supportive partners, and as champions for gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). - See more at: http://www.unfpa.org/press/new-gender-resource-advances-sexual-and-reproductive-health-and-rights#sthash.UfguLu4S.dpuf

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