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This #GivingTuesday, make a real difference for women, girls, and families, and support EngenderHealth’s mission to advance gender equality in and through sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Now through Dec 1, all donations will be MATCHED! http://bit.ly/GivingTuesEH

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Between now and #GivingTuesday on Dec 1, we hope you keep women and girls a priority in your giving. Your support of EngenderHealth enables more women to have the knowledge and healthcare they need to transform their lives.

Make a matched donation today: http://bit.ly/GivingTuesEH

#GivingTuesday is Dec 1, but our matched donation opportunity has already started!

Help us reach our #GivingTuesday goal of raising $17,000 to increase access to #reprohealth & #contraception, prevent gender-based violence, and increase gender equality. http://bit.ly/GivingTuesEH

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➡️Hand-washing stations built
➡️Masks distributed
➡️Contraceptive services continued
➡️Maternal health improved

EngenderHealth does this work & so much more during #COVID19. Consider supporting us today – now through Dec 1, all donations will be matched. http://bit.ly/GivingTuesEH

With our support, government #COVID19 task forces have paid attention to sexual & #reprohealth, & providers are continuing to offer services.

With your support, we can continue this work. Through #GivingTuesday, all donations are matched. @GivingTuesday

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To make a matched donation for #GivingTuesday.

Together, we can make an impact on women, girls, and communities worldwide.

Visit http://bit.ly/GivingTuesEH or text Engender to 41444 to donate!

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In the spirit of giving thanks, and with #GivingTuesday in 5 days, we hope you consider making a matched donation to support us as we work for access to high-quality healthcare, #contraception, and economic empowerment.

Give today: http://bit.ly/GivingTuesEH

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#TanzaniaHealthSummit attendees: Today, there will be an exciting session on #youth capacity building & result-based approaches to fill the gaps & curb the challenges that youth face. Speakers include our #Tanzania Knowledge Management Officer, @RehemaGeorge7. Join in! #THS2020

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Vasectomy

For more than six decades, EngenderHealth has been a leader in expanding access to high-quality vasectomy services in 39 countries. While vasectomy is widely available, safer, simpler, less expensive, and just as effective as female sterilization, it is far less commonly used.

When couples are given a range of options, vasectomy may prove to be the preferred method for those who do not want to have more children—particularly in developing countries, or in areas where limited resources and access to health services make it more difficult to use contraceptive methods (like the pill or injectables) that require regular health visits.

EngenderHealth pioneered “no-scalpel vasectomy,” a technique that is less invasive than traditional vasectomy, is more comfortable for clients, and has fewer complications. Importantly, this procedure enabled a wider range of providers–not just physicians–in varied health care settings to offer the method. In many countries where EngenderHealth works, no-scalpel vasectomy is now the most common type of vasectomy offered.

While we continue to improve the skills of health care professionals in providing vasectomy, EngenderHealth also recognizes the need to reach out to prospective male clients with accurate information. To counter pervasive myths and rumors about vasectomy, the organization led a successful communications campaign in Ghana called, “Get a Permanent Smile,” which included television and radio ads on vasectomy, an informational “hotline,” and community outreach. This campaign was then successfully adapted in Honduras and Bangladesh, raising the number of vasectomy users in all three countries.

EngenderHealth has a number of resources on vasectomy, including guides and training resources for medical professionals.

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