This blog post was originally posted on the IntraHealth International website. The post is written by Constance Newman, senior team leader on gender equality and health at IntraHealth International; P.K. Chama of the Catholic Medical Mission Board in Lusaka, Zambia; M. Mugisha of QD Consult Ltd. in Kampala, Uganda; C.W. Matsiko of MATSLINE Consult Ltd. in Kampala, Uganda;…

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This blog post was written by Lanice Williams, Policy Associate, Global Health Council.  Have you ever imagined not having access to a toilet or running water during your period? Or not having access to sanitary menstrual items? Or how to deal with the feelings of shame, embarrassment, or isolation due to your period? These are situations…

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This guest post was written by Ashley Arabasadi, Campaign Manager of No More Epidemics, an international campaign to promote prevention, preparedness, and response to infectious diseases outbreaks. It was originally published on Women Deliver’s website. Throughout global societies, women’s roles place them at the epicenter of risk from disease outbreaks and epidemics. This is true…

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This guest post was written by Tamika Sims, Director of Communications, International Food Information Council Foundation and originally appeared on the organization’s website. I am woman, hear me roar … about science! If you haven’t heard, women are pioneers in the world of science. To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we…

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This guest post was written by Dr. Adnan A. Hyder of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and originally appeared on the university website. Dr. Adnan A. Hyder was one of the keynote speakers at the 7th International Womens Leaders Summit presented by New World Concepts in Karachi, Pakistan. He is Professor and Associate Chair, Department…

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