Reproductive health stories from Pathfinder and beyond

10 Ways the Integrated Family Health Program Is a Game-Changer for Ethiopia

For the past five years, millions of women, men, and young people throughout Ethiopia have been touched by the Integrated Family Health Program, led by Pathfinder International and JSI and funded by USAID.

2012: The Year to Change the World for Girls and Women

2012 The Year to change the world for girls and women

The focus on development initiatives for women over the last few years has been inspiring, particularly in reproductive health, but Caroline Crosbie believes radical change is on the horizon in 2012.

The Energy in the Room was Electric

Excitement fills the room at Pathfinder's launch event for a new Lake Victoria Integrated Community-Managed Population, Health and Environment Project that is set to unfold in Uganda and Kenya.

Fighting HIV By Empowering Sex Workers

Female sex workers, Mukta project in India

In Maharashtra, India, strengthening communities means empowering some of its most marginalized groups--sex workers--to fight HIV.

Using Data for Decision Making at Every Level

In a remote, but densely populated village in Ethiopia, Masreshah Abebe strives to improve the reproductive health of her community through the monitoring and evaluation of data.

'Anti-Prostitution Pledge' Ruling Corrects Misguided, Harmful Policy

Kristy Kade, argues that the recent Second Circuit ruling corrects a policy that ties the hands of organizations working to stop the spread of HIV.

7 Billion Reasons to Care About World Population Day

It took the world 200,000 years to reach 1 billion people. It's only taken us 207 years to reach 7 billion. This World Population Day, there are 7 billion reasons to care, and 7 billion reasons to take action

Day Two: Community-Driven

On Sarah Eckhoff's journey to Burundi to observe and document our Maternal and Child Health Project, she meets an inspiring little boy.

Day One: Maman Lumières (Illuminating Mothers)

Sarah Eckhoff shares a first-hand account of her journey to Burundi to observe and document our Maternal and Child Health Project.

Social Change for Women Impossible Without Community Buy-In

Community health worker with baby on her back, Tanzania

How do we ensure successful social change so that we end harmful traditional practices like female genital cutting for good? We must focus on community buy-in and open dialogue to create new positive practices.

Helping Women: "Do it Yourself" Foreign Aid - Do it Together

You don't have to have millions to be generous. Jaime-Alexis Fowler discusses "do-it-yourself foreign aid" and the need for personal and public commitment.

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