Through this study, PSI identified and interviewed the people whose beliefs, perceptions, and cultural values influence girls’ menstrual practices in Nepal. These included mothers, aunts, local religious leaders, teachers, and healthcare workers, among others. With this data, PSI seeks to create the first girl-centered solutions to effectively improve girls’ menstrual health and hygiene. The full […]
This study the first of its kind in Nepal. In this study, adolescent girls interacted with their peers as researchers to interpret their beliefs, attitudes, and experiences around menstrual health. Peer ethnography enabled PSI’s research team to take an in-depth look not only at girls’ lives, but also at the role family, friends, and institutions […]
NEWS DEEPLY Feature by Lara Setrakian, Co-Founder and Executive Director at News Deeply Frustrated by the lack of women philanthropists on the world stage, Kate Roberts and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway set up their own network of donors to invest in women and girls. Roberts spoke to News Deeply about their outlook. Click here to […]
SISTERHOOD IS POWERFUL – AND NOW IT’S ALSO WEALTHY Feature by Adrienne Cernigoi at The Economist Intelligence Unit Review of the growing prominence of women in philanthropy and how PSI, through Maverick Collective, is responding. Click here to view the full article.
HUFFINGTON POST BY ENGLISH SALL, MAVERICK COLLECTIVE MEMBER “Humanizing data to design a better community health system should be considered paramount to truly make a difference in communities.” English Sall speaks about her work and visit to Zimbabwe in a blog for the Huffington Post. Click here to view the full article.
PSI IMPACT PSI’s technical advisor on gender-based violence, Bethany Corrigan, takes a unique perspective on PSI’s approach to addressing violence against women worldwide. VIEW THE POST HERE
PSI IMPACT PSI India’s Managing Director, Mr. Pritpal Marjara, congratulated Uttar Pradesh’s Mission Director Mr. Alok Kumar, a Senior Officer from the Indian Administrative Services on this success. The two had a candid discussion on healthcare service integration. The government has offered a comprehensive screening package for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for women. They also discussed […]
UBS INVESTMENT INSIGHTS UBS spotlights Maverick Collective Founding Member Indrani Goradia’s work to find solutions to end gender-based violence globally. Click here to view the full article.
HUFFINGTON POST IMPACT BY DIANE POWELL, MAVERICK COLLECTIVE MEMBER, LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER, PHILANTHROPIST, VOLUNTEER Diane Powell shares the “hard truths” she’s learned in delivering care for moms and babies in rural Senegal. Mariama was in trouble. Alone in her hut in a remote village in southern Senegal, she had managed to successfully deliver her […]
IMPATIENT OPTIMISTS BY STASIA OBREMSKEY, MAVERICK COLLECTIVE MEMBER Stasia Obremskey shares her experience, on the Impatient Optimist blog, in Mozambique where women can receive Sayana Press right in their living room, powered by community health workers and an SMS network. If women around the world were able to decide for themselves when and whether they would […]