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Women’s political efficacy fosters hope for women’s health in the 116th Congress

Posted on February 21, 2019  | 

Our policy intern Nada Ahmed discusses women's efficacy in politics and outlines what the freshman class of Congressional females means for polices that pertain to women.


They’re Safe, Effective, and Pleasurable — Why Aren’t Internal Condoms More Widely Used?

Posted on February 14, 2019  |  Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health

On National Condom Day, Research Intern Deekshita Ramanarayan explores the benefits of internal condoms for pleasure and health and potential reasons why they are not more widely used.


Three Ways the Nordic Model Falls Short

Posted on December 17, 2018  | 

Advocacy and Partnerships Associate Zoë Bulls and Research Analyst Victoria Watson offer a critique of the Nordic Model, which seeks to disincentivize sex work as a form of income by penalizing the purchase of sex. They explore how this model is ineffective, problematic, and endangers the health and safety of sex workers.


#GivingTuesday: Creating a world in which women and girls are empowered

Posted on November 20, 2018  | 

#GivingTuesday will take place on November 27, and will kick off the holiday season by inspiring people to give back. We would be honored if you stood in solidarity with us in achieving sexual and reproductive health and rights for women and girls everywhere by donating to CHANGE this #GivingTuesday.


NCDs are a gendered issue. So why didn’t UNGA emphasize women’s health?

Posted on November 1, 2018  | 

Global Health Corps fellow and Research Analyst Victoria Watson attended the United Nations General Assembly third high-level meeting on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and reflects on the lack of focus on women's health.


Sparking collaborative activism at IAC 2018

Posted on August 29, 2018  |  Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health, Women, Girls, and HIV, U.S. Foreign Policy & Funding

CHANGE President Serra Sippel stood before a crowd of attendees at the 2018 International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Amsterdam and rallied them to build their momentum. “There is no rest in the resistance,” she said.


2018 Blog Carnival: International Day for Maternal Health and Rights (#IntlMHDay)

Posted on April 11, 2018  |  Maternal Health

In celebration of the International Day for Maternal Health and Rights, advocates and global health organizations shared blog posts about comprehensive, safe maternal and reproductive health care.


Mourning the loss of Prudence Mabele, HIV activist

Posted on July 11, 2017  | 

The Center for Health and Gender Equity mourns the loss of Prudence Mabele, a pioneer of HIV activism and defender of women’s human rights.