Women and Health

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 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 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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Posted by in News on March 16, 2015

Africa: Global Fund Work Falling Short On Gender-Related Issues

Africa: The Global Fund’s efforts to put women and girls at the center of its work on HIV, TB and…

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Posted by in News on January 13, 2015

How to cure the pandemic that women face

Global: When violence is inflicted upon women and girls, we rightly think of it as a crime and a tragedy.…

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Posted by in News on October 9, 2014

South Africa: Gender Based Violence Costs R40-Billion

A recent report states that gender-based violence costs the South African economy up to R40-billion a year or more than…

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