Gender-based violence (GBV) in institutions of higher learning in Malawi remains a major concern, as little attention and effort is dedicated to addressing it. But what perpetuates cases of GBV in these institutions? Who are common victims? Are there mechanisms that could ameliorate it?
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EngenderHealth program participants took to the airwaves in Burundi to campaign against gender-based violence.
The EngenderHealth Board of Directors has retained the executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates Inc. to lead the recruitment of a new President and CEO for the organization.
November 7, 2017 - EngenderHealth joined a committed group of family planning advocates from November 7th-9th at the Second National Family Planning Conference in Cebu City, Philippines. Along with the goal of sharing good family planning practices and sharing research innovations in family planning technology, advocates attending all came with the anticipation that the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) law would be fully implemented.
Faizah Namata, age 34, is a registered midwife at Kyanamukaka Health Center in Masaka District, Uganda. She started providing family planning (FP) services using her knowledge from school, but it was limited to short-acting methods, specifically injectables and the pill.
The Re:MIX mobile app enables adolescents and young adults to find quality health services and providers that can best fulfill their needs
Kizza Kedekiya and Katusemi Evelyne, residents of Bukona Village, Hoima District, were in their late teens when they married. Five years later, they have two healthy little girls. Kizza, a farmer, and Katusemi, a nursery school teacher, are happy in life. They believe that raising two children is already a large responsibility for them, so for now, they use hormonal implants to keep their family small.
EngenderHealth is excited to announce the appointment of Andre Koalaga as the new Chief of Party for the Agir pour la Planification Familiale (AgirPF) project, which helps expand access to and use of family planning services in West Africa.
EngenderHealth joined a global community of policymakers, donors, and advocates in London on July 11 who gathered at the much-anticipated Family Planning Summit for high-level discussions around reaching the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) goals.
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.