1. The Cycle of Life: Meaning of Menstruation for the Future of Girls

    This post was originally published on Huffington Post. My periods started when I was around 12. It felt messy, dirty,…

  2. Why We Should Talk about Gender Bias and Sexual Harassment in Medical Training
    Why We Should Talk about Gender Bias and Sexual Harassment in Medical Training

    Gender bias and sexual harassment continue to be prevalent issues among medical trainees and practicing physicians. In order to help…

  3. Measuring Water in Meters
    Measuring Water in Meters

    As with anything in the United Nations (UN), there is much discussion and debate around every decision. The Sustainable Development…

  4. The Importance of Having a Role Model/Mentor
    The Importance of Having a Role Model/Mentor

    “Why is she here, working with us boys? Shouldn’t she be somewhere else? How is she better than us?” As…

  5. Midwives Inspire In All Corners of the World
    Midwives Inspire In All Corners of the World

    The Nordic Midwifery Congress took place earlier in May, where hundreds of midwives and other researchers have presented their latest…

  6. Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula
    Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula

    Post Written By: Abbey Kocan, Executive Director  The first time I met a woman who was recovering from obstetric fistula…