In the Dominican Republic, mobile health units are necessary to bring sexual and reproductive health services to people living in isolated communities. our local partner, Profamilia, visits five rural communities around Santo Domingo, reaching hundreds of women with essential services like...Read more
In the Dominican Republic, mobile health units are necessary to bring sexual and reproductive health services to people living in isolated communities. our local partner, Profamilia, visits five rural communities around Santo Domingo, reaching hundreds of women with essential services like...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
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 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
“Because we are young they think we are little kids. But we represent the future of the country. We have the right to speak and express our feelings.” Fifteen-year-old Ester speaks with genuine emotion when she describes the impact the Haiti Adolescent Girls Network has had on her life. Like many...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