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In May 2020, Cyclone Amphan hit the eastern Indian state of India -- West Bengal-- the strongest storm in over a decade. At least 86 people died in the state and according to government estimates the storm caused at least ...
Meet Syeda Nasrin, Bangladeshi Supreme Court lawyer, who is determined to legalize abortion in her country. Unfazed by the threats, she is committed to ensure abortion is recognized as a human right. According to the Penal Code of Bangladesh, abortion ...
Society for Health Education (SHE) was founded in 1988 by four women with the mission to enhance the quality of life of Maldivian families. SHE has become one of the largest NGO in the country addressing public health issues like ...
1. IPPF SARO welcomes the amendments in India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill, 2020 The MTP (Amendment) Bill, 2020 passed by the Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) has indeed been a momentous victory for women and girls of India ...
Dr Zarka Riaz sits behind her desk at the Family Health Model Clinic (FHMC) set up by Rahnuma Family Planning Association of Pakistan (FPAP) in a low-income neighbourhood in Rawalpindi, a city of over two million next to Pakistan’s capital ...
School closures as a response to COVID-19 across the world has impacted education of children. Children and adolescents are spending more time online for virtual classes and to connect with their friends. This pandemic has made digital access necessary, but ...
World Sexual Health Day 2020 Growing up sex was a forbidden word. Our school curriculum accommodated basic formal sexuality education, but it was never really taught. Conversations about relationships, pleasure, masturbation, intimacy, and sexuality were even more restricted at home ...
Background: Unsafe abortion is an important cause of maternal mortality worldwide, and an estimated 47,000 women lose their lives every year due to complications of unsafe abortion, almost all of which could have been prevented, In addition, 5 million women ...
Abortions happen every day, in every country of the world. Over half of all unintended pregnancies end in abortion, with WHO estimating that around 56 million abortions take place globally each year. Access to safe abortion is essential because there ...