Population & Reproductive Health

The Foundation’s population and reproductive health grantmaking has two goals: to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity; and to advance young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. Geographic priorities are India, Mexico, and Nigeria. Read our strategy

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Mapping the Trajectory of the Maternal Health Field

The paper states that the health of the mother during pregnancy and childbirth was not a focus for policymaking, research, and programming until 1985. Read More

.@WHARC campaign encourages solidarity and support for people living with HIV/AIDS http://t.co/oJ5nzhoRDi #LoveCollection

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Seeking an End to Child Marriage in South Asia

South Asia accounts for almost half of all child marriages that occur globally – the most of any region in the world – according to a report from the Center for Reproductive Rights, a MacArthur grantee. Read More

"CNN Heroes: Everyday People Changing the World"

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MT @BrookingsGlobal: Children of mothers w/ secondary #edu are 2x as likely to survive past age 5 http://t.co/zolcFjcPED #dayofthegirl


Portrait of Barry Lowenkron

Barry Lowenkron

Vice President, International Programs
Portrait of Moutushi Sengupta

Moutushi Sengupta

Director, India Office
Portrait of Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Deputy Director, India Office
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office

Erin Sines

Acting Director, Population & Reproductive Health

Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office
Portrait of Liliane Loya

Liliane Loya

Program Officer, Mexico
Portrait of Helen Harrison

Helen Harrison

Executive Secretary

Judith F. Helzner

Special Advisor to the President and Vice President
Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Program Administrator
Portrait of Laura Young

Laura Young

Program Associate