Astarte enhances access to quality reproductive health services by fostering leaders in communities affected by crisis.

1 woman dies every minute in pregnancy and childbirth. The situation can be worse for women fleeing from conflict or natural disaster. Read about how you can help.

Video – “At Two Fronts: The Story of Reproductive Health in Emergencies.”

Created by our colleagues at the Raise Initiative, this short film takes us on a compelling journey to discover what women experience in crisis — loss of homes and livelihoods, increased insecurity and violence, and reproductive health care that often falls short of what they deserve.

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FLOOD RELIEF: Donate to local NGO in Pakistan

The floods in Pakistan has affected over 14 million people. The need for reproductive health care is greater than ever. You have a chance to help.

Frontier Primary Health Care has had many years of experience delivering reproductive health care to some of the most vulnerable in Pakistan, including refugees from Afghanistan. Amidst the flood waters, Frontier Primary Health Care is distributing aid to affected areas.

Now is your chance to support a local NGO. Donate on our page and dedicate your contribution to ‘Pakistan’ and we will send your donations to support the critical work that Frontier Primary Health Care is doing on the ground.

Washington DC Film Screening and Visit by Astarte Local Partner to Highlight Reproductive Health Needs in Crises

Join us Thursday, June 3rd from 6-8pm at the Landmark E Street Theatre for a screening of Grace Under Fire, a powerful and inspiring documentary focused on promoting and improving access to lifesaving reproductive health care in war-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).photo of women in a workshop

The f ilm will be followed by discussion with Dr. Grace Kodindo, the film’s protagonist, and Clarence Massaquoi, an Astarte local partner in Liberia.

Come join us!

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sierra leone girls

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These school girls in Sierra Leone have survived a decade of civil war. Yet, they are again at risk in a country where 1 in 8 women die during pregnancy or childbirth and where more than 1 in 5 adolescent girls give birth each year. Adolescents have largely been neglected, especially in humanitarian response and the provision of reproduct