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Reproductive health: ‘Healthy mothers mean a healthy nation’

Published: September 12, 2014


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Research shows that when a mother dies, the children that are left behind are more likely to grow into adults with psychological issues. 513 more words


Y-PEERs Annual Knowledge Sharing Event

Last week Y-PEER Sri Lanka held an annual knowledge sharing event in partnership with Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) and the National Youth Services Council (NYSC). 432 more words




Join us this September 28
in Speaking Out Against

Here are 3 easy ways you can get involved:

1. Speak out against #AbortionStigma through the… 800 more words


UNFPA and Y-PEER join the fun at the Centenary Scout Jamboree Celebrations!

The scouts in Colombo celebrated one hundred years of service (1914-2014) from the 1st to 7th August 2014 in Madampe, Sri Lanka, hosting a range of outdoor and indoor activities like musical and talent shows, campfires, cultural programs, water activities, exhibitions, and educational forums. 660 more words


UK organisations and others send message of solidarity to Ireland

In the light of the recent case in Ireland – in which a woman was subjected to multiple violations of her body and rights, amounting to cruel and degrading treatment, including refusal of abortion despite the risk of death, forced hydration, and coerced Caesarean section – we support calls in Ireland for the Government to repeal the 8th Amendment and to replace the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Act with a law that prioritises women’s health and rights. 190 more words


Let Us Have SRHR Information in the Open

As a young person I want to have Sexual, Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information in the open for whole young people to know.

The kind of information that addresses adolescence, sexuality, gender, rights, and the prevention of health risks such as HIV/AIDS, other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), unintended pregnancies and sexual abuse. 543 more words