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’ in Dhaka on Thursday.
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 and Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health of the Citizens of the Republic of Serbia.
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.
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 for the promotion, protection and fulfilment of sexual and reproductive health and rights for men, women and young people in Tobago.
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 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 murderers.
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 safe termination of pregnancy as a right. The answer is a ‘no’.
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 toughen them.
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.
Civil Society Organizations have attacked the Uganda Aids Commission for pushing for compulsory testing of HIV for all students in schools and universities.