Center for Health and Gender Equity

Mission

"The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) is a U.S.-based non-governmental organization whose mission is to ensure that U.S. foreign policies and programs promote womenís and girlsí sexual and reproductive health within a human rights framework. CHANGE believes that every individual has the right to basic information, technologies, and services needed to enjoy a healthy and safe sexual and reproductive life free from coercion and preventable illness. CHANGE envisions a world where sexual and reproductive health and rights are universally recognized and sexual and reproductive health care is accessible and available to all." (http://www.genderhealth.org/about_us/our_mission_and_history/)

Issue areas: Women's Health | Abortion and Reproduction | International Aid | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile