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Women's empowerment is key to ensuring gender equality and health equity. A partnership between public, private and civil society found a unique way to address health and gender inequalities in some of the most disadvantaged communities of northern Ghana. This short film funded by the Japan Trust Fund showcases a project that introduced solar lanterns, health and economic interventions to 20 villages.
For young women around the world, the consequences of limited access to sexual and reproductive health presents many serious issues.
This is the story of Cherifa, who was married at 13 and is a survivor of gender based violence. The average woman in Niger gives birth 7 times and lives below the poverty line.
See how access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, including access to family planning, changed Cherifa's daughter's life.
Valeria is 15. Her mother doesn’t want her to have a boyfriend. But she’s attracted to one of her brother’s friends and they have unprotected sex.
Soon after she’s faced with a tough decision. What would you do in her situation?