Videos: Advancing Gender Equity Around the World
PHI’s Rise Up program supports local leaders around the world in advancing gender equity and promoting sexual and reproductive health. Rise Up activates women and girls to transform their lives, families and communities for a more just and equitable world through investment in local solutions, strengthening leadership, and building movements. Since 2009, the program’s powerful network of over 600 leaders has successfully advocated for new and improved laws and policies impacting more than 135 million people in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the U.S.
See how five Rise Up Leaders are advancing gender equity in their communities:
Jean “Berky” Berchmans Uwimana, a young doctor in Rwanda, talks about using “edutainment” to advance sexual and reproductive health
Alejandra García Muñiz talks about championing economic empowerment of women with disabilities in Mexico