Gender-based violence will be among the hot topics discussed at the Women Deliver meeting in Copenhagen this month. Jhpiego’s gender experts discuss why this type of violence is a key issue for maternal health care providers and our efforts to foster gender equity in eight countries.
Nyabor Bandak, a gender counselor at Gambella Teachers Education and Health Science College, vividly remembers the nursing student’s visit to her office. The student, who was well on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a nurse, had discovered she was pregnant. Sad and distraug
Kathmandu, Nepal—The Government of Nepal is working to change a code of silence that surrounds gender-based violence (GBV) by establishing guidelines and protocols for health workers who are on the frontlines of care for women.
Valentine's Day is celebrated on every continent in the world, often with flowers, chocolate, special gestures, and other tokens of love and affection. Devastatingly, for too many women around the world, “love” is experienced through violence by their husband or partner, and February