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7 Myths About Early Sex and Pregnancy Among Adolescent Girls

When it comes to family planning, adolescent girls need youth-friendly services and information to make smart choices! It is critical that myths and misinformation are debunked so that girls can avoid exposure to HIV/AIDS, STIs, and complications from early pregnancy which can lead to future health complications, unsafe abortions, and maternal and infant death. 749 more words

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No Really, Thanks, Birth Control!

By Amanda Ackerman, LMSW, MPH, Program Associate, EngenderHealth

On November 10, we celebrate the historic and profound impact birth control, also known as contraception, has had for women and families throughout the world. 407 more words


Revealing the Truth: Busting Abortion Myths

Stigma related to unwanted pregnancies and abortion places millions of women and girls at risk all over the world. Not only does stigma negatively impact women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights but it also personally interferes and restricts a woman, her right to freely access safe abortion health services, with fear of being scrutinized by community members in public.   1,018 more words


Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Sustainable Development Goals.part1

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is a human right which related to sexual and reproductive health. So, by carrying the definition of right, health, reproductive, and sexual (sexuality), SRHR means that everyone should be able to have a responsible, satisfying and safe sex, and all couples and individuals have the right to decice how many children they have and when (family planning). 580 more words

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Accelerating Action for Adolescent Health

By 2030, my generation will be the parents, teachers, healthcare providers and entrepreneurs of the world. We’ll be the policy makers, the heads of state and the politicians. 625 more words


#UgBlogWeek 2: A lily does not last, despite the beauty of its flower

Bending in the warm morning sun on the veranda while scouring out the soup pan, out of no where a wave of fear crashed over the body that habits the soul. 552 more words