THE JOURNEY TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

Katosi Women Development Trust (KWDT) is a registered Ugandan non-governmental organization that is driven by its mission to enable women and girls in rural fishing communities to effectively engage in socioeconomic and political development for sustainable livelihoods.
November 30, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully

EMPOWERING GIRLS THROUGH MENSTRUAL HYGIENE MANAGEMENT

Wii Tuke Gender Initiative is a women- and youth-led organization in Northern Uganda’s Lira District (in the Lango sub-region) that uses technology and culture to empower women and girls from structurally silenced communities.
November 17, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully

THE SUSTAINED IMPACT OF EAST AFRICA’S HOPE-LVB PROJECT

A new Knowledge SUCCESS learning brief documents the sustained impact of activities started under the Health of People and Environment–Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) project.
November 16, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully
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AFIDEP joins the global family planning community at ICFP 2022

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) will be participating at the 6th International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP 2022), taking place in Pattaya City, Thailand from 14 to 17 November 2022.
November 2, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully

Building Dialogue and Enhancing the Discussion around PHE/PED

Knowledge-sharing among individuals and groups is essential for elevating programmatic learnings. The People-Planet Connection Discourse was developed for just this purpose. Read about the virtual dialogues that PED/PHE partners have facilitated on a variety of topics.
October 31, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully
Women from the Young Mothers Group meeting and getting family planning information from a community health worker. The program is supported by Reproductive Health Uganda, with the goal to empower the women in the group, and provide them with family planning information.

Making Contraceptives Accessible to Adolescent Youth in Northern Uganda

Marie Stopes Uganda’s Gulu Light Outreach provides free mobile clinics that engage Northern Ugandan communities on reproductive health. Using peer-to-peer influence and outreach in markets and community centers, the team educates young people on contraceptives. It aims to spur family planning and support a culture that prioritizes the futures of its youth and the sustainability of its environment.
October 6, 2022/by Ojok James Onono

Malawi parliament commits to championing discourse and policies to integrate population dynamics for sustainable development

The National Assembly of Malawi has committed to championing parliamentary discourse and policies that aim to integrate population dynamics for sustainable development.
August 22, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully

Five Things Every Youth Advocate Should Know

As a young PHE advocate, it is important to find integrated and systemic approaches that increase people’s resilience and adaptation to climate emergencies. If you are a youth interested in undertaking your own advocacy journey, here are five things you should know in order to implement an effective advocacy campaign.
August 11, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully

Expanding Access to Integrated Health Services for Underserved Populations

Parkers Mobile Clinic (PMC360) is a Nigerian non-profit organization that brings integrated health care services to the doorsteps of people in rural and remote areas. In this interview, Dr. Charles Umeh, the founder of Parkers Mobile Clinic, highlights the organization’s focus.
June 30, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully

Engaging Côte d’Ivoire state and non-state actors on PED integration for sustainable development

The BUILD project undertook a mission to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire to meet key state and non-state actors and gather relevant insights to inform scheduled project activities in the country and the larger Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region.
June 15, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully
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World Environment 2022

On this day, we must reinforce the message that governments, international organizations, and non‐governmental organizations should increase their efforts to enhance greater recognition of the interconnectedness of population, environment and development issues.
June 15, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully
Photo Credit: Mohamed Abdullah Adan, PACT

The Inequities of Climate Change

As climate change continues to threaten the livelihoods and wellbeing of communities and ecosystems across the globe, development actors have enhanced and renewed their commitments to addressing climate change through risk mitigation, adaptation, and conservation efforts.
June 13, 2022/by Elizabeth Tully

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