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
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New York. EngenderHealth, a leading international women’s health organization, is pleased to announce that Emily L. Smith has joined as the new Chief of Staff to support the President and CEO, the executive team, and the entire organization in delivering on its mission.
EngenderHealth, a leading international women’s health organization, is delighted to announce new senior staff joining its global leadership team—Mwemezi Ngemera, Regional Representative for East Africa, and Lauren Wolkoff, Global Director of Communications & Marketing. Mwemezi is a recognized expert in leading maternal and child health programs and managing health systems in Tanzania. Lauren is a veteran of strategic communications, journalism, and publications management in the global women’s health and medical arenas.
With more women choosing implants as their preferred contraceptive method, the matching need to put in place systems and services to fulfill the right to timely, affordable implant removal is evident. EngenderHealth, including its Expand Family Planning (ExpandFP) project, works with the Global Implant Removals Task Force to assess gaps and review best practices for implant removals. In support of these efforts, ExpandFP has released a new brief, Contraceptive Hormonal Implant Removal Services: Experiences from the ExpandFP Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Uganda. Read more.
EngenderHealth strongly denounces the reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule, also known as the Mexico City Policy, that will deny millions of women and girls their basic rights and freedoms.
Do you remember completing Captain Haddock’s catchphrase while reading The Adventures of Tintin? Or waiting to look up Calvin and Hobbs in the newspaper? Comics have a way of seamlessly touching everyday lives. Beyond the joys of reading, comic books also influence popular norms and culture. As part of a new initiative from Agir pour la Planification Familiale (AgirPF), a project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), EngenderHealth and partners are leveraging this creative medium as a means to engage young people in West Africa in sexual and reproductive health.
It’s important on World Contraception Day to reflect on concrete ways in which we’ve expanded access to contraceptives for young people. Access to contraception is vital for ensuring health and for breaking cycles of poverty. In fact, access to a full range of contraceptive methods and education is critical to the well-being of youth and their communities in preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancy. In some communities, contraceptive access for youth is also a means of survival, with pregnancy resulting in more deaths of adolescent females aged 15–19 than any other cause (Save the Children Fund, 2012).
EngenderHealth was proud to join the landmark Women Deliver Global Conference 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark. View highlights from our presence in a new Photo Story.
EngenderHealth is proud to join the landmark Women Deliver conference as we reimagine the road ahead to attaining the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and unleashing the potential of women and girls worldwide.
Can you imagine what it would be like if each woman and girl had the opportunity to choose her future and fulfill her full potential?