Blog

Reproductive health stories from Pathfinder and beyond

Earth Day: An Opportunity to Invest in People

Uganda Earth Day

Millions of families in communities around the world depend directly on the environment for their livelihood—and their future depends on these ecosystems continuing to thrive for years to come. For many, lack of access to basic sexual and reproductive health care compounds the livelihood and environmental pressures they face.

This International Women’s Day, Remember the Women Who Dare to Choose their Own Path

collage

On this International Women’s Day, as we celebrate the achievements of women around the world, we must remember that without control over their own bodies and without choices about if, when and how often to have children, the scope and breadth of women’s ambitions is ultimately, and irrevocably, limited.

A Family Planning Believer in Tanzania

When Mary Edwards was a young woman, crossing the bridge from adolescence to adulthood, she knew nothing about contraception, and at age 18, had her first child.

Women’s History Month Five Must-Reads: Podcast Edition

podcasts

March is Women’s History Month, and this year, we decided to spice up our annual reading list: we’ve gone digital.

Global Commitments, Local Actions: Keeping the Momentum Going After ICFP

ICFP

What a week in Bali! I joined more than 50 Pathfinders and thousands of family planning advocates for the International Conference on Family Planning in Indonesia.

From Soda to Sex: Men in Mozambique Embrace Female Condoms

Fizz

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.

Bringing Hope Where Hope Was Lost

Gertrude

I’ll tell you what inspires me. In Uganda, vulnerable communities are working together, bringing hope to where hope was lost.

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.

Lifesaving Choice in Pakistan

Ammarah Hassan

Pathfinder knows one of the best ways to stop the needless deaths of women is by ensuring everyone who wants contraception gets it.

True Inspiration in Shan State, Myanmar

Myanmar

After last year's Family Planning Best Practices Workshop, Sono Aibe returns to Myanmar to attend a state level Family Planning Workshop.

Our Global Impact in 2014

2014 was a great year for Pathfinder, and we are SO PROUD to share our accomplishments with you. Take a look at our infographic!

The Women Who Dare to Dream On International Women's Day

IWD2015

Purnima Mane pictures a world where women never hesitate, never falter, never waiver in their confidence and belief in themselves to honor and celebrate International Women's Day.

Haitian Health Center Takes First Step Toward Improved Care

Les Anglais

Pathfinder's Services de Santé de Qualité pour Haiti project approached the staff of Les Anglais clinic with an innovative solution to address their challenges and improve overall service delivery.

In Uganda’s Lake Victoria Basin, HoPE is alive

Charles

Charles Kabiswa, director of one of Pathfinder's key partner organizations in Uganda, reflects on the success of our HoPE project and celebrates winning a Population Institute Media Award.

Reflecting on Haiti, Five Years Later

Haiti clinic

Five years ago today, the world stood still for Haitians while the ground moved – on January 12, 2010, Haiti was hit with a catastrophic earthquake with long-standing consequences. Hearing from one of Pathfinder’s Haitian staff about that moment in time when everything changed, I still get chills.

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.

A Matter of Life and Death

Jenelia

Jenelia lives in a remote mountain village in Haiti—the most dangerous place to give birth in the Western hemisphere.

Energy and Excitement in Uganda

In Uganda, Sono Aibe notes a shift in the attitude toward family planning.

Reacting to the Senseless Loss of Life in India

Mathew Joseph, Pathfinder's Country Representative in India, responds to news of botched government sterilizations.

Tuungane: United and Together

Tuungane

Sono Aibe reports from Tanzania, where an annual project review meeting shows just how far communities have come in protecting their resources - and their futures.


Items 1 - 20 of 103  123456Next
Scroll to top