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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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Men Today, Men Tomorrow

In India, as in many parts of the world, a woman’s increased vulnerability to HIV infection is largely a result of unequal gender roles. Male dominance in relationships, combined with peer pressure and traditional views of masculinity, often interferes with safe sexual practices. Furthermore, in India, rape occurs twice every minute, and nearly half of married men admit to physically abusing their wives. These problems transcend geography, economic status, and culture. Although many programs tackle these issues, they often focus on women and ignore the role of men.

EngenderHealth India saw this as an important opportunity. By partnering with local organizations, and adapting the global Men As Partners® (MAP) program, EngenderHealth developed community-based, peer-driven interventions with young men and boys. The results were dramatic: men thoughtfully engaged in discussions, role-playing, and games about gender issues. The MAP workshops created real change in participant’s attitudes toward women. Furthermore, as a gender-related HIV awareness and support program, it is the first of its kind in Asia.

Men Today, Men Tomorrow
Indian entertainment star Jaaved Jaffri hosts this short film, which uses interviews with HIV-positive men and their families to illustrate how EngenderHealth’s Men As Partners® in Positive Prevention program supports men in preventing HIV transmission.

The video “Men Today, Men Tomorrow” was produced through funding by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The opinions expressed in the video are of the participants only and not necessarily those of DFID or EngenderHealth. Partner organizations include the Gujarat State Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS (GSNP+), the Uttar Pradesh Network of Positive People (UPNP+), the Gujarat State AIDS Control Society (GSACS), and the Uttar Pradesh State AIDS Control Society (UPSACS).

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