Vasectomy is safe, effective, and leads to greater gender equity. So why hasn’t it caught on in many low-income countries?
How can we protect women from abuse during in maternity care? Health sectors can start by doing these seven things.
These three steps are just the beginning to winning men’s support to family planning, but critical.
"Before it can be a battle for all,” says the First Lady of Mali, “fistula must be a battle for women.”
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.