Our SRHR education specialist for Project Safidy, Poppy Vernon, shares why she thinks Safidy is so important and valuable to young people in Madagascar.
The SEED blog
Talking about sustainable environment, education, development in Southeast Madagascar.
This Menstrual Hygiene Day, we reflect on SEED’s efforts to support menstrual hygiene management, and in particular our use of education to promote better hygiene practices and empower women and girls with knowledge of their bodies and rights.
International research shows that despite advances in technology and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) education, parents remain the key informants of SRHR information for their children. Project Safidy has undertaken research with parents and other household influencers into this important issue.
Project Development Officer for Community Health, Kirsty Solomons, looks at the various health and WASH projects SEED is carrying out in Madagascar, the challenges, and successes.
Project Mitao: Collaborating with stakeholders in a sustainable approach to sexual and reproductive health
As Phase I of Project Mitao comes to a close, our Community Health team reflect on the findings from the research and round table forums with stakeholders.
Following five years as a key member of the Community Health team, we put the spotlight on Gerard to talk about his time at SEED and Project Votsira.
Project Safidy recently hosted it's second national Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference in Antananarivo. Over 120 people representing 50 organisations and ministries attended, discussing stigma and discrimination, strategies for effective advocacy and SRHR as a lever for development amongst other topics. Attendees also discussed the ongoing development of an SRHR network, which will enable increased collaboration towards mutual SRHR goals in Madagascar.
President Rajoelina recently announced that condoms will no longer be subject to government tax. However, "making condoms cheaper, or even free, will not solve the problems of STIs and risky sex." Find out more in our latest blog.
Imagine you start bleeding from somewhere you have never before. How do you feel? Nicole unpacks our workshop held on Menstrual Hygiene Day with the Girl Scouts of Fort Dauphin. Originally posted on End Water Poverty.
In Anosy, over 90% of people have never tested for HIV and in a country where cases of the infection are skyrocketing, the region is in desperate need of support. Find out where Project Mitao comes in in this blog.