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Tikambe Episode 8: Sex Talk

This episode shows how young sexual debuts are occurring without youth getting information on the consequences. It’s the story of Iness, a young lady who had a child at 13 yrs old, right after writing her Grade 7 exams. 30 more words


Reproductive Rights in Latin America

Do female representatives make a difference?

by Hanna Niner

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 3.7 million unsafe abortions occur annually in Latin America and the Caribbean, leading to approximately 2,000 deaths—11 percent of the total maternal death rate in the region.3, 10, 12 22 percent of women have unmet contraceptive needs, with some areas having “one-third to one-half of sexually active young women” lacking access to contraceptives.14… 2,511 more words


Becoming a Mother Made Me Even More Pro-Choice

Published on Rewire.News on May 2, 2016.

Conservatives and conventional wisdom have told us that it’s only rash teenagers getting abortions. But it’s not irresponsibility that makes women and girls seek abortion care. 702 more words


Today it is the unborn child; tomorrow it is likely to be the elderly or those who are incurably ill. Who knows that but a little later it may be anyone who has political or moral views that do not fit into the distorted new order.

— Dr. Mildred Jefferson


Weekend reading

Prince spent his life elevating and mentoring women.

If your doctor won’t give you an IUD because you haven’t had kids, you need a new doctor. 56 more words