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
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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
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
The future as envisioned by WHO for the post-2015 agenda: a serious regression from its long-standing commitments on sexual and reproductive health and rights
Editor, Reproductive Health Matters
What has gone wrong at WHO? The Lancet’s Offline report (31 May) of what they call “WHO’s definitive statement about the future it envisions for the post-2015 era of sustainable development” signals a serious regression by WHO away from championing its own policies of many years, and makes for a distressing read. 428 more words