Roots of Health in Cosmo Philippines!

Roots of Health in Cosmo Philippines!

Ami Evangelista Swanepoel is Cosmo Philippines’ “Fun, Fearless Female” for the month of October. The “RH Freedom Fighter” is being featured for her work with Roots of Health and her advocacy for the Reproductive Health Bill.

Roots of Health Featured on Catapult

Roots of Health Featured on Catapult

Roots of Health will be featured on Catapult, the first online funding platform dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women worldwide. Roots of Health’s work is being highlighted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Family Health Division Director.

Teaching Versus Preaching

Teaching Versus Preaching

“Teach abstinence”, said the rather quiet man in the back of the crowded classroom. “Teach abstinence and don’t even let students know about contraception – knowing will just encourage promiscuity!”

Why Our Work Matters [video]

Why Our Work Matters [video]

We believe that providing women and girls with information and access to family planning methods allows them to secure a sustainable future for themselves and their families. Watch this short video to see the impact of our efforts.

Groups Supporting the RH Bill

Groups Supporting the RH Bill

Curious as to just how many groups support the RH Bill? From government and health groups to religious and business groups, almost everyone can see the benefit of a bill that helps poor women.

Film Makers and Flat Stomachs

Film Makers and Flat Stomachs

We recently hosted photographer/film-maker, Peter Carney, who travelled to Puerto Princesa to document our work. The resulting interviews highlighted the need for family planning and “flat stomachs”. If women want them.