This month, Guttmacher Institute released an in-depth study on the relationship between unintended pregnancy and abortion rates in Mexico. Five years ago, abortion became legal in Mexico City, and our local partner, Mexfam, has played a critical role in providing high-quality abortion services...Read more
I've never felt as strong a connection to the need to provide better access to sexual and reproductive health services than what I felt during a visit to Mexfam’s community health center in my hometown of Zacatecas, Mexico. The health center was founded in 2001 to meet the needs of migrant workers...Read more
I've never felt as strong a connection to the need to provide better access to sexual and reproductive health services than what I felt during a visit to Mexfam’s community health center in my hometown of Zacatecas, Mexico. The health center was founded in 2001 to meet the needs of migrant workers...Read more
Angélica García Olivares began working toward gender equality in Mexico when she was in college. While getting a Master’s degree in psychology, Angélica saw the need to focus on gender-based violence by hearing the stories of the women she counseled. She has been working to end violence against...Read more
Angélica García Olivares began working toward gender equality in Mexico when she was in college. While getting a Master’s degree in psychology, Angélica saw the need to focus on gender-based violence by hearing the stories of the women she counseled. She has been working to end violence against...Read more
How can you increase the size of your penis? How many times a day can you masturbate? Can you get a sexually transmitted infection if you touch yourself? As a health promoter in rural Oaxaca, Mexico, Mauricio Cruz Avendaño is commonly asked these types of questions. Motivated by the goal of...Read more
How can you increase the size of your penis? How many times a day can you masturbate? Can you get a sexually transmitted infection if you touch yourself? As a health promoter in rural Oaxaca, Mexico, Mauricio Cruz Avendaño is commonly asked these types of questions. Motivated by the goal of...Read more
Throughout Mexico, Mexfam employs approximately 1,000 health promoters. These promoters educate community members about sexual ad reproductive health and provide a much-needed link to Mexfam’s clinical services—as well as condoms and contraception—in rural and underserved areas. As part of this...Read more
Throughout Mexico, Mexfam employs approximately 1,000 health promoters. These promoters educate community members about sexual ad reproductive health and provide a much-needed link to Mexfam’s clinical services—as well as condoms and contraception—in rural and underserved areas. As part of this...Read more
On Good Samaritan Day, we visited the tiny Oaxacan town of Ciénega de Zimatlán. We were there to meet with some of Mexfam’s volunteer health educators and visit the local health care clinic, but the real action was in the town’s zocalo (town square) where plastic tubs of creamy horchata and other...Read more