From a good education and a safe place to live to quality healthcare and economic opportunity, women and girls must meet 6 Essential Needs to succeed. Our work, determined by local women and girls, provides resources to help meet these needs.


Healthy women are more likely to survive childbirth and to produce healthy children. They are more productive and can contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of their families, communities and countries. Healthy women are the foundation of a better future.

Field Resources for Health