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Agents of Change

After hearing news of a story in Ethiopia, Cara Hesse proves that a small effort can produce results.

The chain of events began in March, 2001, when a 13-year-old girl named Woinshet Zebene was abducted from her Ethiopian village and raped for two days. After she escaped, bloodied and bruised, the suspect was arrested and then released on bail. That same week, the man abducted Woinshet again, hiding the girl in his brother's house and raping her for 15 days before she escaped and sought refuge with her grandmother.

Pathfinder Accredited by Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance

Pathfinder is pleased to share that for the past few years we have been accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance.

The Forgotten Health Crisis

Issues of death in childbirth are a forgotten crisis, one that demands further attention in the United States.

The issue is a very personal one for me, because doctors say that if my mother did not have some of the best obstetric care in the world—right here in the United States—my birth would have killed both of us.

Pathfinder Egypt Celebrates Successes, Shares Lessons Learned at USAID Event

Pathfinder's Takamol project joined two other USAID projects for a community event in Cairo hosted by USAID's Office of Health and Population

Pathfinder Pledges Support for HANDtoHAND Global Contraceptive Campaign

Last week, Pathfinder International sent a letter to the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition in support of the HANDtoHAND campaign.

Pathfinder Viet Nam Delivers Speech, Honored At Awards Banquet

At the invitation of People's Aid Coordinating Committee of Viet Nam, Pathfinder Viet Nam Country Representative Dr. Ton van der Velden delivered a speech on the 60th anniversary of Vietnamese Union for Friendship Organizations (VUFO).

Pathfinder Speaks Out Against Discrimination on International Human Rights Day

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, Pathfinder is speaking out against last month's action of the Ugandan government's Ethics and Integrity Minister to ban a civil society workshop on the human rights of sex workers across the African continent.

Pathfinder Awarded New USAID Project for Kenya's Urban Centers

Pathfinder International is pleased to announce a new five-year, $55 million, USAID award for a project focused on Kenya's largest urban centers--Nairobi and Mombasa and their surrounding areas.
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