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Too Good, and True: Ensuring rights-based, quality maternal health care in Mozambique

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With skilled birth attendance rates increasing from 63% to 75% over the past four years, more mothers in Mozambique have access to high-quality, skilled care during pregnancy and delivery.

Saving Mothers’ Lives in India

Thanks to our Matrika project and the new link it creates between public and private health providers, Poonam and pregnant women like her in India are receiving better maternal health care.

Country: India
Focus Area: Maternal & Newborn Health

Youth Voices on Postabortion Care

Every year, around 20 million girls under the age of 19 face pregnancy (often unintended), and the associated risks that come with it. As part of the Postabortion Care Consortium, Pathfinder and FHI explored youth perspectives on sexual and reproductive health care.

Focus Area: Abortion

20 Years On, UN Declaration Signals Urgent Need for Enhanced Global Commitment to Our Women and Girls

Unfortunately, as this year’s Commission came to a close, it was all too evident that what could have been a landmark occasion for the international community to celebrate finally honoring and committing to the health and well-being of its mothers, daughters, wives, sisters, and friends was little more than a lost opportunity.

Focus Area: Gender

Women’s History Month Must-Read Books

Three Must Reads

Just in time for Women’s History Month, here are three can't-miss books from three daring feminists!

The best investment you can make on International Women’s Day

What if you learned about an investment opportunity with an annual return of 120 times your initial contribution? It might be hard to imagine, but this opportunity exists: it’s an investment in reproductive health and rights for women and girls.

Shining a Light on Married Girls

Pathfinder believes every girl deserves a childhood. In Burkina Faso, Guinea, and Niger, we're addressing the needs of urgent health needs of married girls and young women—an extremely underserved group.

33 Million Strong: Investing in Ethiopia’s Future

Ethiopia YFS

To celebrate the latest results from our Integrated Family Health Program we asked our senior expert in adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Ethiopia, Worknesh Kereta Abshiro, to share three reasons why she believes your support is helping transform Ethiopia and save young lives.

The women who dare to dream on International Women's Day

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Purnima Mane pictures a world where women never hesitate, never falter, never waiver in their confidence and belief in themselves to honor and celebrate International Women's Day.

Navigating support for survivors of gender-based violence in Mozambique

Delfina police officer Mozambique

Analysis of data from two Pathfinder projects—described in more detail in a new publication by Pathfinder—shows that only a small proportion of survivors of gender-based violence accessed services at one-stop centers.

Country: Mozambique
Focus Area: Gender

Haitian health center takes first step toward improved care

Les Anglais

Pathfinder's Services de Santé de Qualité pour Haiti project approached the staff of Les Anglais clinic with an innovative solution to address their challenges and improve overall service delivery.

Turning the tables for better health care in Haiti

RBF

Results-based financing has the potential to completely change Haiti’s health system, how health care is delivered—and the quality of the care. Pathfinder and Deloitte have teamed with the Ministry of Health to take their model to two departments in Haiti.

Country: Haiti
Focus Area: Systems Strengthening

In Uganda’s Lake Victoria Basin, HoPE is alive

Charles

Charles Kabiswa, director of one of Pathfinder's key partner organizations in Uganda, reflects on the success of our HoPE project and celebrates winning a Population Institute Media Award.

Reflecting on Haiti, five years later

Haiti clinic

Five years ago today, the world stood still for Haitians while the ground moved – on January 12, 2010, Haiti was hit with a catastrophic earthquake with long-standing consequences. Hearing from one of Pathfinder’s Haitian staff about that moment in time when everything changed, I still get chills.

From Uganda to Egypt: Activity Cards address sexual violence, educate Egypt’s youth

Activity Cards Egypt

As part of the Ford Foundation-funded “I Know, I Decide” project, the Pathfinder and the Egyptian Family Planning Association adapted the GREAT project Activity Cards to fit Egypt’s unique social and political context.

Twenty years after ICPD, adolescent sexual and reproductive health still a challenge

Journal launch

On December 15, Pathfinder joined the Youth Health and Rights Coalition, the Evidence to Action project, USAID and the World Health Organization to launch the Journal of Adolescent Health’s special supplement on adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

Demanding human rights for all

Human Rights Day

Purnima Mane shares her thoughts on Human Rights Day.

Focus Area: Advocacy

16 Days of Activism: From the Frontlines in Mozambique

Today, as part of 16 Days of Activism, Pathfinder recognizes individuals who play crucial roles in current gender-based violence prevention and response efforts throughout Mozambique.

Country: Mozambique
Focus Area: Gender

16 Days of Activism: From the Frontlines in Ethiopia

As part of our 16 Days of Activism, we celebrate and honor those individuals on the frontlines working to end violence against women and girls, the women and men tirelessly caring for survivors - and preventing further violence in their communities.

Country: Ethiopia
Focus Area: Gender

Increasing Contraceptive Use in Mozambique

In 2010, Pathfinder launched the Extending Service Delivery-Family Planning Initiative (ESD-FPI) with support from USAID. Our goal was clear—partner with the Ministry of Health to decrease unmet need for contraception and contribute to a reduction in Mozambique’s high rates of maternal and child death by systematically integrating contraception into existing health services.


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