Sexual & Reproductive Health

Posted by in News, VAW in Emergencies and Reproductive Health on July 6, 2015

Kenya: 10 Things You Need to Know About FGM

In Kenya FGM happens quite a lot. As many as 140 million women around the world are cut, more than 101 million…

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Posted by in Uncategorized on May 29, 2015

Nigerian President Bans Female Genital Mutilation

Nigeria: Female Genital Mutilation outlawed after a decade of campaigning by advocates. Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigerian president, signed a bill banning…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, VAW in Emergencies and Reproductive Health on May 27, 2015

Nigeria: Survivors of Boko Haram Abduction Begin Healing Process

Nigeria: Boko Haram Survivor’s healing begins  after being captured from their homes, violently abused and, in many cases, starved almost…

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Posted by in News on April 22, 2015

Cervical Cancer Common Among African Women

Africa: The World Health Organisation estimates HPV infections cause approximately 68 000 cases of cervical cancer each year in Africa. However,…

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Posted by in News on April 9, 2015

Zimbabwe: Female Condom Success Story Takes New Form

Zimbabwe: The female condom is known as a ‘life-saving device’ that is initiated by females. Zimbabwe was among the first countries…

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Posted by in News on March 18, 2015

Tanzania: Men Blamed for Discouraging Family Planning

Tanzania: The ongoing campaigns on family planning in Zanzibar have not been doing well because of little support from men still…

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