Existing information on GFWs’ barriers to health services has generally come from project implementation documents or general baseline studies of these projects, rather than independent, rigorous studies that specifically examine the health needs and health seeking behaviors of workers. Since previous studies did not include specific indicators related to workers’ health needs and health seeking […]


Case Study

This brief presents key lessons from the environmental movement on effective strategies for driving changes in corporate policies and practices and creating new mechanisms for holding business accountable for environmental impacts. Corporate policies and voluntary and ‘soft law’ standards may be unfamiliar to many women’s health advocates, but they are likely to have increasing importance in the years to come. There is much to learn from the experiences of the environmental community.


Presented at FP2020 Kenya CSO Meeting Presenter: Karen Hardee March 10, 2017


The health of Bangladesh’s 29.5 million adolescents, who make up nearly one-fifth of the country’s total population, is critical to the country’s future, but issues surrounding adolescent sexual and reproduc­tive health remain taboo. ASRH initiatives have been implement­ed by both the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), but with limited coordination, documentation or […]


Nigeria is Africa’s most populous nation, with a population of approximately 140 million people. Modern contraceptive services are underutilized in Nigeria which has a modern contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) of 11 percent. The country’s low CPR highlights the need for innovative programs to increase women’s access to contraceptive services.