EngenderHealth was pleased to welcome the UK Minister for Africa, Hon James Duddridge, on a recent trip to Zanzibar, during which the Minister visited the UK-funded, EngenderHealth-implemented Scaling Up Family Planning (SuFP) program at the Mwera Primary Health Care Unit plus facility.
Posts Tagged: gender-based violence
To address and prevent SGBV, EngenderHealth programs utilize gender-transformative, youth friendly, and socially inclusive approaches. We recognize the need for a holistic approach to prevent and respond to SGBV. An important part of that approach is meaningful male engagement.
Calling for Action to Advance Women’s Rights in Côte d’Ivoire / Appel à l’action en faveur de l’avancement des droits des femmes en Côte d’Ivoireblog blog post Cote d'Ivoire gender-based violence Ivory Coast Latest News Menstrual Hygiene sexual and reproductive health and rights SRHR West and Central Africa womens rights
The Collectif des Activistes contre les Violences Basées sur le Genre, in collaboration with EngenderHealth’s West and Central Africa office, organized a press conference to call for specific actions to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in Côte d’Ivoire.
For World Health Day this year, as the world convenes around the theme of “Building a Fairer, Healthier World,” we reflect on how EngenderHealth and other sexual and reproductive health and rights organizations can work to strengthen health systems to realize Universal Health Coverage, including universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare.
To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) this year, we spotlighted a few of EngenderHealth’s GBV work in communities around the world.
EngenderHealth commits to joining our partners around the globe to draw on our collective experience to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic, and to develop and apply innovations to reestablish and accelerate progress on SRHR.
In Bihar, India, EngenderHealth is working with the government and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to improve the health system’s capacity to provide gender-equitable health clinics and sexual and reproductive health services to adolescents.
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?
EngenderHealth program participants took to the airwaves in Burundi to campaign against gender-based violence.
EngenderHealth is excited to announce Grace Malera as the Malawi Project Director. Ms. Malera is gearing up to create policy and strengthen existing programs to support survivors of gender-based violence.