People's personal stories are what makes our heart beat faster, also when they live on the other side of the globe. Stories of hard work, overcoming adversity, loss and love in the communities where we work; they make us feel connected. That's why we are starting a guest blog series this year: to give partners and friends of the Female Health Company around the globe the chance to share their stories with you. Enjoy!
A partnership between Pathfinder and the Female Health Company initiated the Female Condom (FC2) Education and Promotion Project Africa to help bridge the knowledge gaps and break down barriers to correct and encourage consistent use of the female condom for [...]
While the past few years have seen a lot more organisations using sex-positive and in some cases pleasure-based approaches to sexual health, enabling The Pleasure Project to expand our pleasure map with many more instances of pleasure and public health [...]
To talk to and train the community at large about the importance of HIV/AIDS prevention, as well as other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that put hundreds of lives at risk • Unwanted pregnancy and the promotion of autonomy among women, youth and adolescents • Access to the [...]
Brenda Alwanyi is a 22-year-old, third year Kenyatta University (KU) student in Nairobi, Kenya pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Gender, Development Studies and Psychology. She is also Kenyatta University’s “Condom Queen” and an advocate for young people taking [...]
Reproductive health developments have come a long way in the last decade. Commodity prices are lower; pooled procurement is making purchases more affordable; manufacturers have become increasingly engaged with help from donor backing and more quality-assured products have flooded the [...]
“It’s a women’s empowerment issue” By Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) Adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa face a host of social and legal factors that increase chances that they will [...]