Vital for "Gender Equality"

Women Trying to Regain Dignity by Ending Fistula

For many women with obstetric fistula, marital and social status—and quality of life—hang on the fate of an operation.

We Can Help Restore Dignity for Thousands of Women in Mali

Each year, 2,000 Malian women are at risk of developing obstetric fistulas. Stronger health systems and holistic care can change this.

5 Women Who Make It Happen for Global Health

Whether it’s online or on the ground, out of sight or in the international spotlight, these women are blazing new and better trails for global health and development.

Dads Can Help Reduce Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Tanzania

Most men in Tanzania encourage their pregnant, HIV-positive partners to seek health services, but don't participate or get tested.

When HIV and Gender-Based Violence Intersect, Women Suffer in Silence

An IntraHealth study finds that most health workers in Mara region, Tanzania, don't know how to care for survivors.

What Does Gender Equality Mean for Health Workers—and for Health Systems?

A free new online course serves as a how-to guide for promoting gender equality in our health systems.

After a Lifetime on the Ground, a Day in the Clouds

We sat down with Fatimata Touré to find out what it’s like to be an International Woman of Courage, how the award will change her life, and whether reconciliation is possible in war-battered northern Mali.

Q&A with Rosaline Hendricks, Member of the iHRIS Global Community

What's it like to be a woman working in IT in Namibia? Rosaline Hendricks talks about that and more.

Health Workers Can Help Break the Silence around Violence against Women

Universal screening is a logical first step in addressing violence against women. Here are 4 things health institutions must keep in mind.

Let’s Bring Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Out of the Shadows in Mali

A first-of-its-kind training for health workers is sparking some uncommon—and sometimes heated—conversations in Bamako.

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