Ending FGM in Columbia

Ending FGM in Columbia

Search for: In Colombia, efforts to end FGM are empowering women to be leaders. BOGOTA, Colombia – Solani Zapata first heard about female genital mutilation (FGM) when she gave birth to her daughter. Her mother-in-law insisted she had to cut her newborn’s clitoris....
Meet Laker Christine

Meet Laker Christine

Search for: ← Meet Rachel Zaslow Ending FGM in Columbia → Search for: I want to bring awareness to the injustices women and girls face around the world. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Meet Laker Christine Girls We Love, Women's Health Nobel Women’s...
Mother Health International

Mother Health International

Search for: Mother Health International Mother Health International works to reduce maternal and infant mortality in communities where the burden is highest. The UNFPA estimates that 80% of babies are born into the hands of traditional midwives in the Global South. We...
Mother Health Market

Mother Health Market

Search for: Work Exchange for Care Means Ongoing Sustainability “If it is inaccessible to the poor then it is neither radical nor revolutionary”. We sit with this truth daily, especially when it comes to healthcare. Government funded (aka, free) healthcare in the...
Lifesaving Delivery Kit

Lifesaving Delivery Kit

Search for: How the Death of My Friend Inspired a Lifesaving Delivery Kit By Adepeju Jaiyeoba, founder and CEO of Mother’s Delivery Kit. 2011 was the year destiny called. That year I lost a very close friend to childbirth complications. Her death put a face on every...
Meet Edna

Meet Edna

Search for: Meet Edna Edna Adan could have enjoyed the comfortable life of a retired World Health Organization official. But when she returned to her native Somaliland after a high-powered career, she found the newly independent country in disarray, its health care...

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