2017 marks Pathfinder’s 60th anniversary! Here’s our top-five list of things we think everyone should know about who we are and what we’ve been able to do thanks to friends like you.
Pathfinder goes where the need is greatest. We work in nearly 20 countries to ensure people can make free and informed decisions about their bodies and futures.
225 million women don’t have a choice about pregnancy. See how we’re changing this.
The largest generation of young people in history is coming of age. See how we’re defending their sexual and reproductive rights.
Reproductive rights and access to contraception: You can’t save the planet without them. See our formula for lasting change across East Africa.
An estimated 20 million women experience unsafe abortions every year. 22,000 die as a result. See how we’re fighting back.
Over 36 million people around the world live with HIV. See how we’re stopping the spread of the virus and upholding the rights of the people most affected by it.
Every 2 minutes, a woman dies from complications in pregnancy and childbirth. See how we’re changing this.
From the US Supreme Court to developing countries, see how we fight for laws that protect people’s sexual and reproductive rights.
When Grace found out she had HIV, she wanted to end her life. You helped her find her strength—and today she’s giving hope to other women. Grace couldn’t wait to hear the doctor’s news. It was a hot, humid day in Mtwapa, and the journey to the clinic had been tiring. Grace barely noticed the […]
In Mozambique, one man is uniting his community to end violence against women.
“My auntie searched our home and found my pills,” says Sarah. Growing up in a community where women are valued for their fertility, Sarah valued school. Her parents died when she was very young, and her guardian believed contraception should be off limits to unmarried girls. In high school, Sarah discovered she was pregnant while studying for exams.
For the last few hours, Neema Gerevas has been in labor. On a plastic chair pulled into the shade, she tries to ignore the pain. She wants to stay at home for as long as possible before going to the health center to deliver the baby. When she sees the blood soaking her skirt. It’s time to go, and she must go quickly.