Center for Health and Gender Equity

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

Forms an international reproductive health and rights organization that seeks to ensure that the operational policies and practices of international institutions promote informed choices in the delivery of reproductive health technologies, including contraceptive methods, are based on gender-sensitive approaches to the prevention of unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortion, and sexually transmitted diseases, address gender-based violence and coercion as a key factor in high rates of reproductive morbidity and mortality, and as a violation of women's fundamental human rights, promote the development of equitable health systems through health sector reforms that are responsive to reproductive and sexual rights concerns. Analyzes key operational policies and the involvement of U.S.-supported donor institutions within focus countries conducting field research and demonstration projects to fill critical gaps in information. Develops conceptual frameworks to change the discourse within and across issue areas. Analyzes program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Advocates for changes in budgets and priorities, and in the legal and policy framework of U.S. international assistance.

Primary Telephone: 
(301) 270-1182
Email Address: 
change@genderhealth.org
Fax Number: 
(301) 270-2052
Street Address: 
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 910
City: 
Takoma Park
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20912