Young women lead the way!

Young women lead the way!

Esperança Francisco Mazivebeing congratulated by Canadian High Commissioner to Mozambique Sara Nicholls In March, we told you about how a member of the Murrure youth committee, 24-year old Esperança Francisco Mazive, was named Canada’s Ambassador for a Day by the...
Demonstrating the value of women

Demonstrating the value of women

Project’s Maternal Experience Study coming to a close Last week, at the Canadian High Commission in Maputo, the project made a presentation of preliminary findings from its Maternal Experiences Study (MES). The MES is a longitudinal qualitative study of rural women’s...
Congratulations, Esperança Francisco Mazive, Ambassador for a Day!

Congratulations, Esperança Francisco Mazive, Ambassador for a Day!

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate Esperança Francisco Mazive, who has been named Canada’s Ambassador for a Day by the Canadian High Commission in Mozambique! The Ambassador for a Day is an initiative by Diplomatic Missions in Mozambique, for young Mozambican...
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence is an annual international campaign that begins on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and goes until December 10, Human Rights Day. This campaign started in 1991 to...
“We Forgot We Were Weak”

“We Forgot We Were Weak”

Community microprojects are evolving Supporting communities and women’s empowerment A major strategy of the Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project is to address the social and economic determinants of health. The Health Committees in each of our 20 partner...
March 8 is International Women’s Day!

March 8 is International Women’s Day!

On March 8 – and every day – the Mozambique–Canada Maternal Health Project raises its voice in solidarity with all women and girls, in all their diversity and strength and courage, all around the world. On International Women’s Day (IWD) this year, we think especially...