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The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) has been recognized as one of the top-performing global health organizations for its commitment to putting gender equality into practice by the 2021 Global Health 50/50 Report (GH5050). The report, “Gender equality: Flying blind ...
The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court in India has observed in a particular case that groping a child’s breast without 'skin-to-skin contact' does not amount to the offence of 'sexual assault' under Section 8 of the country’s child protection ...
Since August 25, more than 604 000 arrivals of Rohingyas from Myanmar have been recorded in Bangladesh Most of them are taking shelter in makeshift settlements in dire conditions and are entirely dependent on humanitarian aid for survival. The population ...
Our Member Association in Afghanistan, Afghan Family Guidance Association (AFGA) observed ‘International Women’s Day’ by collaborating with Football Federation who had organised a futsal tournament between their 8 teams of Kabul school girls. The futsal tournament concluded on 8th March ...
New legislation in Bangladesh which will allow girls under the age of 18 to be married-off legally in “special circumstances” is a step backwards for young woman, the International Planned Parenthood Federation has warned. The Child Marriage restraint Bill 2017 ...