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Members from 25 African countries, said many nations had enacted progressive family laws in line with the Maputo Protocol, but the laws were not being enforced. https://t.co/oZEtl9jqXs #womenrights #humanrights

Through the #Fistula Care Plus Project, women like Kadiatou Diallo are able to restore their health and dignity. Meet Kadiatou: https://t.co/cmyGlpNTFA #maternalhealth

Thanks to an EngenderHealth trained counselor, Manisha was able to evade an #earlymarriage in India. Learn more about Manisha's story: https://t.co/tr6SkpnzK5

Inspired by the #YouthDay conversations this week, we're keeping the inspiration going! "Let’s transform education systems to include key life skills training and #SRHR information so adolescents and youth can live up to their full potentials." Read on: https://t.co/A56ExV4Aqr

Researchers found that the demands of stereotypical gender roles decrease the sleep quality of both men and women. https://t.co/2c7xdMHOM4 #genderequality

Thanks to our vocational training program in Malawi, young women like Bertha can gain the skills to support their families while learning about #genderequality. Meet Bertha: https://t.co/KLowhRfQF5 #GBV

Five ways women, and the world, are held back when both men and women lack access to sexual and #reprohealth education and safe, voluntary #familyplanning methods: https://t.co/vfrNHirqEU

In our Austin-area adolescent sexual health program Re:MIX, young parents are peer educators, working w/ health educators & telling their stories. @SXSW @SXSWEDU peeps—check out this session in the #SXSWEDU #PanelPicker (and vote!): https://t.co/ovGTS1BBOY #YouthDay #SexEducation

Through our PhotoVoice project, Re:MIX youth Peer Educators are able to reflect on their own #SRHR experiences and in turn, better help students process sexual and gender content. https://t.co/kKxny6JSTi #youthday

6000 adolescent girls and young women become infected with HIV every week. Education plays a critical role in ensuring young women and girls have access to the HIV prevention info and services they need. https://t.co/gecJP98ZGx #YouthDay #TransformingEducation

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Posts Tagged: women

March 2, 2018

EngenderHealth Expresses Strong Support for SheDecides Day

EngenderHealth, a leading international women's health organization whose vision is "women and girls first," reaffirms its support today, the first anniversary of the She Decides movement: Yes, SheDecides. EngenderHealth, along with thousands of allies and partners, is showing solidarity on March 2 for a world where every woman and girl can decide what do with her body, her life, and her future-without question.

December 16, 2016

Taking a Stand: Letting Youth Lead in Ending Violence against Women in Tanzania

Taking a Stand: Letting Youth Lead in Ending Violence against Women in Tanzania Youth aged 18–25 in the Iringa Region marked the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-based Violence (GBV) against Women campaign. They reflected on the repercussions of violence and wrote bold action statements on what they would do if they encountered GBV in their communities.

November 17, 2014

When Everything Must Go Right So Nothing Goes Wrong

The latest disturbing news coming from Chhattisgarh, India, reminds us that despite being 20 years post-ICPD, we global health professionals have more to do to ensure reproductive rights, choice, and quality of care. And as the story goes—as it has too many times before—the devastating consequences are borne by mostly poor, rural women. It’s unconscionable.

August 6, 2014

Users’ Guide for Framework on Voluntary Family Planning Programs that Respect, Protect, and Fulfill Human Rights

The international reproductive health community's focus on human rights and family planning continues with the need to operationalize rights in family planning programs. Healthy dialogue about integrating human rights into such programming must continue if the rights and dignity of individuals are to be at the center of family planning work.

January 24, 2014

EngenderHealth Announces New Award to Expand Global Fistula Prevention and Repair

EngenderHealth has been awarded Fistula Care Plus, a new five year fistula repair and prevention project, from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). With a project ceiling of $74.49 million, this award will be the largest U.S. government-funded effort to date to focus on fistula, a devastating childbirth injury.

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