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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 for the promotion, protection and fulfilment of sexual and reproductive health and rights for men, women and young people in Tobago.

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 violence.

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 safe termination of pregnancy as a right. The answer is a ‘no’.