Message from CEO of Merck Foundation, Senator Rasha Kelej, on the importance of empowering women during Coronavirus lockdown



The pandemic has led to a horrifying increase in violence against women.

Nearly one in five women worldwide has experienced violence in the past year. Infertile and childless women have suffered physical and psychological violence of Infertility stigma. Many of these women are now trapped at home with their abusers, struggling to access services, they are lonely suffering in silence.

Merck Foundation through Merck more than a Mother campaign, we will continue our commitment to empower infertile women thrift access to information, health, change of mindset and economic support, even during this unsettling time of Coronavirus lockdown.

Stay tuned on our channels and let’s all work together to break the Infertility stigma now more than ever.

"Separated but Connected"

Dr. Rasha Kelej
CEO of Merck Foundation


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