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Let's continue to #BreakBarriers for women & girls worldwide! #TalkFP #WheresTheFP

Anyone, anywhere can be empowered by access to #contraception if they so choose. Thank you @bobmarley for the wise words. #TGIFP #WherestheFP

#TBT to this vintage ad! #Contraception has been around for a LONG time, but so many lack access, so #WheresTheFP?!

We love condoms & all other forms of contraception! They allow millions to plan & space pregnancies. How empowering is that?! #WheresTheFP

Learn Emma's story on family, education, & following your dreams. More here: https://t.co/TyGjT6be8d #youthvoices #ActOn2250

We're keeping #youth center stage. Our #AssibiEtSalifou comic in #WestAfrica reaches young people to talk #SRHR: https://t.co/LDcnM6HLFD

We are pleased to announce the 2018 joint statement on the definition of competent maternal & newborn health professionals during #childbirth https://t.co/Rp9dTNRyRI #SRHR #MNH #SDGs in partnership with @HRPresearch @WHO @UNFPA @UNICEF @world_midwives @ICNurses @IPAWorldorg

Making progress toward gender equality is everybody’s business. Learn how we, in partnership w/ @eu_eeas @EU_Commission & @ilo are promoting women's economic empowerment in #G7 countries: https://t.co/w5HAqlfB3V v @Empower_Women #WeEmpower

.@nealmyrick of @Tableau “#Data is about people. It’s about informing people to help them make better decisions” #DevexWorld

#OnThisDay in 1942, Anne Frank received a diary for her 13th birthday.

Her powerful voice continues to inspire us all to fight all forms of discrimination & racism. #TuesdayThoughts

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Men As Partners®

The vast majority of global reproductive health programming in developing countries involves educating women about issues such as maternal health care and family planning. But in many of these countries, men are the ones who wield decision-making power in the partnership when it comes to sexual relations or reproductive health—including when to have children, whether to seek health care, or whether to use protection during sex. EngenderHealth recognizes the importance of partnerships between women and men, as well as the need to reach out to men to help them share the responsibility for maintaining strong reproductive health.

EngenderHealth established its Men As Partners® (MAP) program in 1996. Through its groundbreaking work, this program works with men to play constructive roles in promoting gender equity and health in their families and communities.

How MAP Works
The MAP program uses many approaches to address gender inequalities, including:

  • Holding interactive, skills-building workshops that confront harmful stereotypes of what it means to be a man
  • Enhancing health care facilities’ capacity to provide men with quality care by training health care professionals to offer male-friendly services
  • Leading local and national public education campaigns, using murals, street theater, rallies, and media, which explore the theme of partnership
  • Building national and international advocacy networks to create a global movement

EngenderHealth has pioneered efforts to engage men and boys to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health. Beginning in South Africa, our award-winning Men As Partners® (MAP) approach has spanned more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

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