For many women with obstetric fistula, marital and social status—and quality of life—hang on the fate of an operation.
Each year, 2,000 Malian women are at risk of developing obstetric fistulas. Stronger health systems and holistic care can change this.
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.
Most men in Tanzania encourage their pregnant, HIV-positive partners to seek health services, but don't participate or get tested.
An IntraHealth study finds that most health workers in Mara region, Tanzania, don't know how to care for survivors.
A free new online course serves as a how-to guide for promoting gender equality in our health systems.
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.
What's it like to be a woman working in IT in Namibia? Rosaline Hendricks talks about that and more.
Universal screening is a logical first step in addressing violence against women. Here are 4 things health institutions must keep in mind.
A first-of-its-kind training for health workers is sparking some uncommon—and sometimes heated—conversations in Bamako.