Gender & Equity

Gender & Equity

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights All women and girls—regardless of what country they live in, their ethnicity, socioeconomic status or role in society—deserve to live healthy, safe and empowered lives. Jhpiego works to transform harmful gender norms that inhibit people from accessing health information and services. Gender inequality limits the use of contraceptive methods and

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Health Systems Strengthening

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Building Resilient Health Systems Strong health systems empower clients and providers. Clients receive optimal care—whether at a health facility, within the community or at home. Health care workers are satisfied in their jobs, equipped with the skills they need and a career they can flourish in. Everyone is safe and respected. We help countries build

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Family Planning & Reproductive Health

Why Focus on Reproductive Health? Family planning is a right. It also saves lives and gives women the time, health and energy to care for their families, stay in school, get a job or start a business. Yet millions of women still lack access to modern contraception and reproductive health care. We work tirelessly to

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