EngenderHealth at #WD2023
Partnerships, Inclusion, Equity: Local Solutions for Fulfilling Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
EngenderHealth is looking forward to joining thousands of advocates, experts, leaders, policymakers, and others committed to advancing gender equality at Women Deliver 2023. Whether you are attending Women Deliver in person or joining us online, we are providing these resources to enrich your experience. For those attending in person, please visit the EngenderHealth booth located at #A 04-05 (Akagera 04 and 05) and connect with us at our concurrent sessions and side events.
Below please find more information about our conference schedule, links to program webpages with more information about our relevant work, and a selection of related resources highlighted at our booth and events.
Be sure to follow us on social media @EngenderHealth for the latest updates on our #WD2023 participation.
19 July | 9:30-11:00 | Room MH2.2
Recentering the Margins—Youth, Abortions, and Intersectionality
A panel will center traditionally marginalized groups with speakers who are community-focused, locally and regionally engaged, and persons who have had abortions in diverse contexts. Speakers will share their experiences and invite the audience to discuss recommendations for creating an inclusive, intersectional global abortion movement, free from stigma and grounded in feminist theory.
Led by EngenderHealth and InRoads with SOS Jeunesse et Defis Burkina Faso, WE-Change Jamaica, and Women Space Africa
19 July | 13:30- 15:00 | Room MH1.1
Nutrition is a Gender Equality Issue
This session will make the case for the nutrition, maternal, newborn, and child health, and gender communities to join forces and advocate for improved women’s and girls’ nutrition by providing the latest evidence and promoting a common agenda integrating nutrition and gender equality.
Led by FHI360 with UNICEF
18 July | 7:00-8:30
Citizen Participation in the Fight Against Gender-Based and Sexual Violences
This session will focus on the benefits of youth participation in preventing GBV and promoting access to SRHR.
Led by Organization of Young People Committed to Citizen Participation and Sustainable Development (OJEPC) with EngenderHealth and Pananetugri Initiative for Women’s Welfare (IPBF)
Location: Muhabura + Gasabo room at the Four Points Sheraton* (N.B., This is event is being held off-site from the conference.)
18 July | 7:30-9:00
Community Engagement, Women, and Girls’ Access for Safe Abortion and SRHR in Burkina Faso
This event will focus on community engagement and women’s and girls’ access to safe abortion and SRHR in Burkina Faso.
Led by Organisation pour de Nouvelles Initiatives en Développement et Santé (ONIDS) with Amplify Change and EngenderHealth
18 July | 17:30-19:00
20 Years of the Maputo Protocol
An introduction, roundtable, and Q&A session will demonstrate regional and country-level perspectives on how Article 14 has affected and and can support access to safe abortion in Africa.
Led by MSI Senegal with contributing partners Ipas and Yvette Ouedraogo, EngenderHealth GBV Regional Advisor.
Location: AD 10.2
18 July | 19:30-21:00
Collectively Improving Youth Partnership in SRHR
With a keynote, plenary, and a participatory networking activity this event will showcase on approaches and benefits of collective action learning for supporting youth partnerships in AYSRHR through real-life case studies, key learnings; and new resources.
Led by YIELD Hub with Children’s Investment Fund Foundation; CHOICE for Youth & Sexuality; EngenderHealth; Ouagadougou Partnership; Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health; Restless Development; and Rutgers International
19 July | 19:30-22:30
Heroines of Health Awards Gala Dinner
Driving change for safe maternity and sexual and reproductive health and rights in Africa.
Led by Women in Global Health (WGH)
Location: Kigali Marriott Hotel
Technical and Program Resources
- EngenderHealth Factsheet
- EngenderHealth Capabilities in Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
- EngenderHealth Capabilities in Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health
- EngenderHealth Capabilities in Gender Equality and Social Inclusion
- EngenderHealth Capabilities in Maternal and Obstetric Care
- EngenderHealth Partnerships Summary
- EngenderHealth’s Strategy for Expanding Abortion Rights, Equity, and Access for a Gender-Equal World
- EngenderHealth FY22 Annual Report (digital)
- EngenderHealth FY22 Annual Report (pdf)
- EngenderHealth FY22 Impact Summary Brief
- Fiche d’information d’EngenderHealth
- Les capacités de EngenderHealth en matière de Santé et droits sexuels et reproductifs des adolescents et des jeunes
- Les capacités de EngenderHealth en matière de planification familiale et de santé sexuelle et reproductive
- Les capacités de EngenderHealth en matière d’égalité entre les sexes et d’inclusion sociale
- Les capacités de EngenderHealth en matière de soins maternels et obstétriques
EngenderHealth hosted a webinar, Youth Leading the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Movement in West Africa: Lessons Learned, as part of WD2023’s Global Dialogue series. The webinar featured youth leaders from partner organizations EngenderHealth worked with as part of the Partnering to Advance SRHR and Eliminate GBV in West and Central Africa project, including Actuelles in Côte d’Ivoire, Citizen Participation and Sustainable Development (OJEPC) in Burkina Faso, and West African Network of Young Women Leaders (ROAJELF) in Benin. Recordings of the webinar in English and French are available below.
English webinar recording
Enregistrement du webinaire en français