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Honoring International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Dr Denis Mukwege | Posted 07.09.2016 | World
Dr Denis Mukwege

As can be attested by the tens of thousands of women and girls worldwide who have received surgical repairs for devastating conditions like fistula, it is utterly impossible to transform the lives of women without access to essential reproductive health services.

How To Get Contraception Into Hands Of 225 Million Women In Need

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.14.2015 | Impact

An estimated 225 million women worldwide want access to contraception, but can’t get it. It’s an injustice that persistently begs the question: WT...

End the Inequity, End Fistula

Pamela Barnes | Posted 05.21.2016 | Impact
Pamela Barnes

Fistula is almost entirely preventable with access to family planning and quality maternal health care, and it can be treated with fistula repair surgery. Yet, roughly one to two million girls and women continue to suffer from obstetric fistula, primarily in Africa and Asia.

History's Worst Contraceptives, Revealed

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women

Which sounds like a worse contraceptive: douching with Coca-Cola or drinking beaver testicles mixed with moonshine? "History's Worst Contraceptives...

'It's Time To Leave Our Comfort Zone'

Posted 06.30.2013 | Women

We're consistently inspired by stories of women who made major life changes -- and came out on top. This week The Grindstone's Carrie Murphy inter...

Why Men Matter: Driving Social Change to Achieve Gender Equity

Pamela Barnes | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Pamela Barnes

Just yesterday, I spent the day at the United Nations, where I received an award from Salma Hayek Pinault and the Avon Foundation for my organization's work in Tanzania to end violence against women.

Smart Global Investment: Save a Mother's Life

Dr. Ana Langer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Ana Langer

You wouldn't expect a plenary session at the CGI called "Moving From Crisis to Opportunity - Financing an Equitable Future," featuring the CEO of JP Morgan, to be the natural venue for launching a major maternal health initiative.

Helping Women: Eliminating Obstetric Fistula in Developing World

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

EngenderHealth focuses on far more than fistula repair and prevention. They are dedicated to improving the overall health and well-being of people in the countries where they work.