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.
EngenderHealth is pleased to announce its renewed global commitment to the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) goals at the Family Planning Summit held in London, UK.
EngenderHealth, a leading international women’s health organization, joins the global community in mourning the loss of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, who served as Executive Director for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and as former Minister of Health of Nigeria.
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 23 marks the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula—a day to take action to treat and prevent obstetric fistula. To help raise awareness of obstetric fistula, EngenderHealth has prepared a number of assets. Please share, and together, we can #EndFistula!
EngenderHealth, a leading international women’s health organization, is pleased to announce the expansion of its executive team with the June 30 arrival of Mustafa Kudrati, who will assume a vital role in helping the organization realize its strategic vision as its new Vice President for Innovation, Impact and Quality.
EngenderHealth, a leading international women’s health organization, strongly denounces the plan released yesterday to implement the dramatically expanded Global Gag Rule, also known as the Mexico City Policy.
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
EngenderHealth is excited to announce Grace Malera as the Malawi Project Director. Ms. Malera is gearing up to create policy and strengthen existing programs to support survivors of gender-based violence.
Emefa Agotame is a 25-year-old sex worker in Lomé, Togo, with a fiery streak of red running through her hair. Emefa has had five children, but two passed away in their early childhood. After that experience, she started to receive condoms and other forms of contraception from Petite Soeur à Soeur, an organization supported by EngenderHealth’s Agir pour la Planification Familiale (AgirPF) program, which provides counseling on family planning, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV.