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Today we honor the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & his tireless efforts to advance civil rights and social justice.

EngenderHealth is committed to advancing gender equality in & through its sexual & reproductive health and rights programming.

Although #Tanzania recently lifted the ban on adolescent mothers in school, girls still do not have a guaranteed right to education. Country Rep @MasakoPrudence shares her recommendations for how Tanzania can make education accessible & inclusive.
http://ow.ly/Hzs750Hu9Bv

While child marriage still disproportionately impacts girls, UNICEF estimates that 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children.
http://ow.ly/g6jw50Hu4sy

So proud of @EngenderHealth for incorporating gender analysis and DNH into our work, including our work on safe surgery/fistula. Great leadership on our analysis framework by @renugolwalkar. We are always happy to share and discuss - reach out if you would like to engage on this! https://twitter.com/EngenderHealth/status/1479483194550497283

Although Mexico’s Supreme Court effectively decriminalized abortion last year, abortion rights are still not guaranteed across the country. Marea Verde, a collective of feminists, is working to change that. #AbortionRights #Mexico
http://ow.ly/3f4450Hsach

#MaternalMentalHealthMatters! It’s a human rights and health equity issue.

This new analysis from MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership shows the need for #MentalHealth services for women before, during, and after birth 🤰🏽 🤱🏽 https://bit.ly/3q9KK6Q

It’s estimated that 100s of thousands of women & girls are still living with #fistula. We’ve been working to #endfistula for over 15 years, including supporting over 45,200 fistula repairs & training for over 370 surgeons & 34,800 other healthcare workers.
http://ow.ly/9gC650Hp82W

MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning & Obstetrics utilizes our GYSI Analysis Framework & Toolkit and Do No Harm Framework to integrate #gender into its work. Learn more about how @USAID_MOMENTUM includes gender in its programs in a new brief.

http://ow.ly/xoHN50Hp6MG

Starting this month, Seychelles will make menstrual products available for free in secondary schools. 🙌
#MenstrualEquity
http://ow.ly/br8150Ho0Z2

This month we’re highlighting how EngenderHealth works with and through governments and communities to strengthen health systems to be more resilient, sustainable, and equitable.

Learn more about our approach to health systems strengthening ➡️ http://ow.ly/6pRG50HmoZA

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Posts Tagged: sexual and reproductive health

November 19, 2021

EngenderHealth and Coaches Across Continents Receive Gift to Develop New Collaborative Initiative

WASHINGTON (November 19, 2021) – EngenderHealth and Coaches Across Continents are preparing to collaborate on a new initiative that will enhance sexual and reproductive health and rights using the power of play and sports.

November 17, 2021

EngenderHealth to Take Part in International Association for Adolescent Health’s 12th World Congress on Adolescent Health

WASHINGTON (November 17, 2021) -- EngenderHealth—a global health organization committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and gender equality—will join healthcare workers, policymakers, researchers, scientists, and youth from around the world for the 12th World Congress on Adolescent Health held online November 18–21, 2021.

November 11, 2021

The United States Government Celebrates Five Years of Improving the Quality of HIV, TB, and Family Planning Health Services through USAID Boresha Afya North-Central and Southern Zone Activities

DODOMA, Tanzania (November 11, 2021) -- Today, representatives from the United States government and the government of Tanzania celebrated the achievements of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Boresha Afya (“Improve Health”) North-Central and Southern Zone activities.

October 21, 2021

Language Matters: Reimagining Communications in Global Health

As global health communicators, we intentionally use certain words and phrases to convey the value of work, share important learnings, engage our audiences, and advocate for change. Language plays an outsize role in shaping how our work is perceived, and the nature of the work itself. Language influences culture, shifts power dynamics, and drives social change.

August 2, 2021

Key Reflections from the CHOICE-EngenderHealth Partnership and our MYP Journey So Far

Too often, young people themselves are still seen as the main responsible stakeholders in achieving Meaningful Youth Participation (MYP). However, we, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality and EngenderHealth, strongly believe it's the responsibility of each and every one of us.

June 3, 2021

A New Path Towards Institutionalizing Meaningful Youth Participation: How to Move from Promises to Practices

By: Pragya Singh, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality and Ana Aguilera, EngenderHealth Most organizations who work with and for young... View Article

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