Reproductive health stories from Pathfinder and beyond

Changing the Conversation around Abortion

mentorship app

Country: Mozambique
Focus Area: Abortion

It’s All About Inclusion: Sustainable HIV Prevention and Treatment

prevention blog

We recognize firsthand the importance of meaningfully engaging key populations in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Not only is this the right thing to do, it’s also the most sustainable, effective, and scientifically sound approach.

Country: Mozambique
Focus Area: HIV & AIDS

Advancing Abortion Rights: Lessons from Mozambique

Rita MZ Abortion

In legally restrictive settings, barriers to abortion access can be overwhelming—from the American South to Mozambique.

Country: Mozambique
Focus Area: Abortion

I Stand Up for Women's Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Nina Yengo

I dream of a world where women and men are seen as equal. Where a woman has opportunities and can exercise her rights, the same as a man. In Mozambique, my dream can sometimes feel very far away. We have many challenges to overcome, and too many women must fight just to survive.

Now More Than Ever: Advocating for Elimination of Violence Against Women

As we join governments and activists around the world to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of the 16 Days of Activism, we are calling on governments to end violence against women and girls and make gender equality a reality for women and girls around the world.

Country: Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania
Focus Area: Advocacy

From Soda to Sex: Men in Mozambique Embrace Female Condoms


Workers at Mozambique's Fizz soda factory gathered to watch demonstrations of proper female condom use, hear clarification on misconceptions regarding the female condom, and listen to issues related to HIV and STIs.

Power, Protection, and Pleasure with Female Condoms

MZ female condom day

At a female condom demonstration, adolescents can hear about sex in a positive way. They learn about contraception, about sexually transmitted diseases, and they ask questions—all in an environment where this kind of conversation is encouraged.

She Was Bleeding for One Month: The Reality of Unsafe Abortion in Mozambique

In countries where abortions are illegal—or there’s a lack of clarity regarding the laws—abortions still happen at the same rate as countries with liberalized laws. It’s a fact.

Country: Mozambique
Focus Area: Abortion

Injectable Contraceptives: The Best Shot for Women in Mozambique

DMPA Study

New study looks at injectable contraceptives as a way to increase contraceptive prevalence and reduce the high unmet need for family planning in rural Mozambique.

Advancing the Health and Rights Of Young People

Pathfinder’s commitment to youth runs deep. As one of the first organizations to recognize and respond to young people’s unique sexual and reproductive needs, we have implemented adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health projects for over 40 years, in over 40 developing countries.

Too Good, and True: Ensuring Rights-Based, Quality Maternal Health Care in Mozambique

SCIP blog

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.

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

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

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.

Girls Should Be Girls: Standing Up for Girlhood on International Day of the Girl

IDG blog

On International Day of the Girl, Purnima Mane advocates for ending the cycle of violence, giving adolescent girls a chance to be girls -- letting millions of Malalas grow up fearlessly

Panel Stresses Coordination and Integration to Prevent Gender-Based Violence

GBV event photo

A panel gathered on Sept. 26 for "Putting Policy into Practice: Multisectoral Approaches to Prevention of Gender-Based Violence.”

Country: Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania
Focus Area: Gender

Youth Voice Critical for True Investment in Their Sexual and Reproductive Future, Says Panel

Rita Badiani

Rita Badiani, Pathfinder International’s Country Representative in Mozambique, joined a panel discussion at the Wilson Center on investing in youth sexual and reproductive health.

Mobile Scenes: An mHealth Program For & By Youth!

Pathfinder’s “mCenas!” is a first for Mozambique—a text message education campaign that provides contraceptive information to youth (15-24 years old).

Voices from Mozambique: Discussing Ongoing Efforts to Advocate for Safe and Legal Abortion for Women Everywhere

Mozambique Safe Abortion

In honor of the Global Day of Action for Safe and Legal Abortion, Pathfinder spoke with colleagues in Mozambique about the environment for safe abortion and how Mozambique will celebrate this momentous day.

Country: Mozambique
Focus Area: Abortion, Advocacy

Female Condoms in the Spotlight

They’re appealing, versatile—and long overdue for the spotlight. But PATH and our partners still needed a way to give powerful, pleasurable female condoms a starring role in the minds, conversations, and (yes), bedrooms of women and men worldwide.

Items 1 - 20 of 27  12Next
Scroll to top