The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and UNFPA jointly organised a dissemination workshop for this newly established ‘National Action Plan on Post-Partum Hemorrhage (PPH) & Eclampsia in Bangladesh 2017-2022’ […]
Serbia becomes one of the first countries to align national sexual and reproductive health priorities with international standards
To mark the World Contraception Day the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Office in Serbia presented the National Program for Safeguarding […]
UN body condemns marriage of girl, 15, and groom, 44
A 15-year-old girl became the second wife of a 44-year-old man in northeast Kelantan state, The New Straits Times newspaper reported.
Tobago agrees to sexual and reproductive rights framework
The Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development (DHWFD) at the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT) agreed to a framework […]
Morocco bans forced marriage and sexual violence
Morocco’s law criminalising violence against women has come into force. The law includes a ban on forced marriage, sexual harassment in public places, and tougher penalties for certain forms of […]
Inside a Court Room Specialized in Justice for Gender Violence
In El Salvador, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women and girls, specially trained judges make sure ‘machismo’ culture doesn’t lead to impunity for abusers and […]
Forced Motherhood: The Insufficient Abortion Law In India
In India, abortion is a qualified right under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. Now the question is whether the present law is sufficient to help the women to avail […]
Guatemalan congress to debate contradicting abortion bills
Guatemalan legislators are to start a confusing debate on Tuesday over two bills proposing changes to the country’s strict abortion laws: one looking to loosen them and the other to […]
Malawi: Authorities Optimistic On Enactment of New Abortion Law
Authorities in Malawi have expressed optimism that a new Termination of Pregnancy law will be enacted once Cabinet ministers complete reviewing recommendations which the Law Commission submitted.
Mandatory HIV tests for students will not work-CSOs
Civil Society Organizations have attacked the Uganda Aids Commission for pushing for compulsory testing of HIV for all students in schools and universities.
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