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.
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By: Pragya Singh, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality and Ana Aguilera, EngenderHealth Most organizations who work with and for young... View Article
With support from UNICEF, EngenderHealth embarked on a two-month project to improve the survival of newborn girls by addressing gender differentials in newborn care.
International Youth Day is a moment to commemorate and mainstream the voices, actions, and initiatives of young people. Their perspectives... View Article
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.
On this International Youth Day, EngenderHealth celebrates the importance of comprehensive life skills education (CLSE) for adolescents and youth to... View Article
EngenderHealth—a global women’s health and sexual and reproductive rights organization—is pleased to announce the relaunch of Re:MIX, an innovative teen pregnancy prevention program in Travis County, Texas.
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.
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).