Though lifetime fertility has fallen to 2.6 births per woman in the Dominican Republic, adolescents face limited access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services. The adolescent fertility rate remains high, at 98 births per 1,000 women ages 15 to 19, and high rates of unintended...Read more
Though lifetime fertility has fallen to 2.6 births per woman in the Dominican Republic, adolescents face limited access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services. The adolescent fertility rate remains high, at 98 births per 1,000 women ages 15 to 19, and high rates of unintended...Read more
If we got our hands on a magic wand, we would create more women like Dr. Angela Diaz. An internationally recognized leader in adolescent health care, Dr. Diaz has devoted much of her life to helping the most vulnerable teens. Having emigrated to the United States as a teenager herself, Angela...Read more
“If this project did not exist, there would be more women with cancer, more pregnant teenagers, more people with HIV.” Leona Adolfo has worked as a nurse in Profamilia’s mobile health unit for more than three years. She travels to isolated communities throughout the Dominican Republic to ensure the...Read more
Last week, the Catholic Church filed a legal complaint against Profamilia, our local partner in the Dominican Republic. Its claim was that Profamilia’s campaign on sexual and reproductive rights violated the Constitution. Today, the Fifth Civil and Commercial Chamber of the National District issued...Read more
Last week, the Catholic Church filed a legal complaint against Profamilia, our local partner in the Dominican Republic. Its claim was that Profamilia’s campaign on sexual and reproductive rights violated the Constitution. Today, the Fifth Civil and Commercial Chamber of the National District issued...Read more
This week, Catholic organizations in the Dominican Republic took legal action against Profamilia and its campaign on sexual rights, claiming that the ads were in violation of several legal and constitutional regulations. The campaign has been aired on television and in print, carrying the slogan “...Read more
This week, Catholic organizations in the Dominican Republic took legal action against Profamilia and its campaign on sexual rights, claiming that the ads were in violation of several legal and constitutional regulations. The campaign has been aired on television and in print, carrying the slogan “...Read more
As the Program Manager for Gender and Rights at Profamilia, Myrna Flores Chang coordinates the organization’s advocacy efforts promoting sexual and reproductive rights in the Dominican Republic. Profamilia has been in the news quite a bit these days thanks to its nationwide campaign – Know, Act,...Read more
As the Program Manager for Gender and Rights at Profamilia, Myrna Flores Chang coordinates the organization’s advocacy efforts promoting sexual and reproductive rights in the Dominican Republic. Profamilia has been in the news quite a bit these days thanks to its nationwide campaign – Know, Act,...Read more