2016 • 2 years, 3 months • Population & Reproductive Health
Kinal Antestik is a Mexico City-based organization with chapters in Chiapas and Guerrero states that promotes indigenous women’s rights, including reproductive and sexual health rights. With this award, Kinal works with midwives in Guerrero to provide leadership training and opportunities, to enable and engage them in advocating for remuneration and paid positions within the health system, and to provide them with skills to monitor activities in the state, including the allocation and use of public funds for training and deploying midwives.
2012 • 3 years, 9 months • Population & Reproductive Health
A grant to Kinal Antsetik will support the creation of a pilot model for culturally sensitive maternal health care appropriate for rural indigenous contexts in Mexico, to be tested in a Community Hospital in Guerrero state. Kinal will also strengthen indigenous leadership and advocacy for maternal and reproductive health through a training program in reproductive and sexual health, advocacy, human rights, and public policy. Efforts will also be made to improve local transparency and accountability for maternal health programs.
2009 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To scale up a model for community based maternal mortality prevention strategies in Mexico (over three years).
2006 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To contribute to decreasing maternal mortality among indigenous women of Chiapas and Guerrero (over three years).
2003 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
In support of community-based work to decrease maternal mortality and morbidity in the states of Chiapas, Guerrero, and Oaxaca (over three years).
2002 • 2 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To decrease maternal mortality and morbidity and promote reproductive and sexual rights and health in indigenous communities (over two years).
1999 • 1 year • Population & Reproductive Health
To train community health promoters from Mexican indigenous groups in reproductive health and rights.