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Let's Talk About Inter-Generational Dialogues and SRHR

The time has arrived to apply an age-integrated approach in policies and programs on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). A people centered approach to SRHR is fundamental for promoting development, fighting poverty and, ultimately, for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that set a new course of global development until 2030. 292 more words


What is the ‘Right’ Age to Talk to Girls About Safe Sex?

World Contraception Day was at the end of September, which many people were simply unaware of. This is particularly the case in communities like the Luzira slum area of Kampala, where there are high rates of early pregnancy, maternal mortality, unsafe abortions, and HIV/STI infection stemming from unprotected sex and lack of education and services related to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), especially for adolescent girls. 690 more words

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Dancing 4 Demand on Global female condom day 2015

Wednesday, September 16, was the Global Female Condom Day (GFCD) 2015, and the world’s leading manufacturer of the product announced it has sold more than 500 million female condoms in over 144 countries since launching its product in 1995. 380 more words


The Global Goals and sexual and reproductive health and rights – missing targets?

John Worley, the Fund Director at our friends AmplifyChange, has penned an excellent blog about what’s missing in the Global Goals for Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights. 125 more words


Want to Break the Cycle of Poverty? Put a Brake on Unsafe Abortions!

The risk of maternal mortality is highest for adolescent girls under 15 years old and complications in pregnancy and childbirth are among the leading causes of death among adolescent girls in developing countries. 621 more words


What is SRHR? Why Should You Care?

At a UNGA meeting on sexual reproductive health and rights, one of the panelists looked around the room and noted that all the attendees knew each other. 570 more words

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#YouthVoices: The Present and Future of Global Health

Young people are the future. This phrase is used time and time again when talking about how and why to engage youth around global issues. Today, at what was one of the most inspiring youth events I have attended to date, Robin Gorna, the Executive Director of the… 490 more words