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Pushing Boundaries

Pathfinder's 2021 Annual Report

Table of Contents

Global Impact

We champion sexual and reproductive health and rights worldwide, mobilizing communities most in need to break through barriers and forge their own path to a healthier future.
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Letter from the CEO, Lois Quam

When the COVID-19 pandemic first emerged, we were in a state of rapid response. Knowing that even a short-term gap in access to sexual and reproductive health care would have severe consequences on women and girls around the world, Pathfinders across the globe acted rapidly.
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Advancing Contraceptive Access

Nearly half of all pregnancies— 111 million each year—are unintended. Pathfinder works toward a world where everyone of reproductive age can exercise their right to access quality modern contraception.
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Safe & Comprehensive Abortion Care

At Pathfinder, we work with governments and civil society partners to honor women’s and girls’ right to comprehensive abortion care—which includes safe abortion, postabortion care, and postabortion contraceptive services.
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Adolescents & Youth

Pathfinder ensures young people have the necessary knowledge, skills, and agency to make healthy decisions about their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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Health Systems Strengthening

For more than 60 years, Pathfinder has worked to build strong health systems, understanding that when health systems are strong, we achieve the best outcomes for sexual and reproductive health.
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HIV & AIDS/Maternal & Newborn Health

Through integrated programming, Pathfinder strives to advance HIV care into the primary health care system; and implement initiatives that ensure women and children reach their full potential for health and wellbeing.
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At Pathfinder, we work to ensure that people, regardless of gender identity, can equitably access and utilize sexual and reproductive health services unimpeded by sociocultural barriers.
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Women-Led Climate Resilience

Climate change threatens health and health systems in the communities where we work. Extreme weather caused by climate change is growing more severe, creating barriers to sexual and reproductive health and rights and exacerbating the inequities women and girls face every day.
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Global Advocacy

Pathfinder advocates locally, nationally, and globally for robust donor funding and domestic resources as well as strong policies to improve access to and quality of sexual and reproductive health care for women and youth.
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