Tag - women’s empowerment

6
Sep

Blog: Realising their potential: scholars in profile – Lucia

Lucia was one of the first students to receive a Blue Ventures scholarship when the education programme was launched in 2007. She’s now studying geography at the University of Toliara.

23
Aug

Blog: Ten years of providing communities with the freedom to choose

Our Medical Director reflects on ten years of integrating community health services into local marine management efforts in Madagascar.

17
Aug

Discover: Safidy: The Freedom to Choose

In celebration of Safidy’s ten year anniversary, a new discover site has been released to illustrate the incredible journey of integrating community health services into our marine conservation work. 

10
Jul

Thomson Reuters Foundation: The untold cost of cost-effectiveness in family planning

#MoreThanTheSum – partnerships among health and environmental groups are reaching isolated communities previously deemed too expensive or difficult to serve.

24
May

TEDxExeter: How listening to communities can help save our oceans

Our Medical Director Dr Vik Mohan recently spoke at TEDxExeter 2017 about Blue Ventures’ holistic approach to conservation.

10
May

Blog: Is the Global Gag Rule set to undermine the foundations of community-based healthcare?

Our Community Health Programme Coordinator Nick Reed-Krase reflects on the impact that the Mexico City Policy will have on community health workers.

11
Jan

Blog: Tackling childhood illness in Madagascar

As part of a new community-based healthcare initiative from the Ministry of Health, Blue Ventures has been training and supporting women in isolated areas of southwest Madagascar.

28
Dec

Blog: The Village Outreach Tour: Catalysing conversations with isolated communities

The outreach team recently competed their second tour of 2016, engaging 32 coastal communities in conversations about sexual and reproductive health, water purification and natural resource management.

20
Dec

DW: What do fishing and family planning have in common?

DW have published an article covering our holistic population-health-environment approach, including why gender equality is fundamental to community-led conservation.

19
Sep

National Geographic: Combating the Invasive Lionfish—by Wearing Them

National Geographic have released a video featuring our Country Coordinator for Belize, Jennifer Chapman, and the Belize Lionfish Jewelry group.

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