Sexual & Reproductive Health

Posted by in Announcements, News on February 5, 2018

Call for Papers: Exploring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Inequities within Countries

Call for papers: The journal of Reproductive Health Matters invites submissions that explore inequities in relation to sexual and reproductive…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Resources, VAW in Emergencies and Reproductive Health on December 5, 2017

WHO launches new manual to strengthen health systems to better respond to women survivors of violence

The manual is based on the WHO clinical and policy guidelines for “Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence…

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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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