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Abortion Rights in Poland: From Legalization in 1959 to Czarny Protest in 2016

In 1989, Polish women stood at a crossroads. With the fall of the Soviet Union, women were re-introduced to the concepts of Western second-wave feminism… 841 more words

Women's Rights

Rutgers: SRHR Education

I learned of Rugters- an international organization working for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). And as I share about things I learn I thought to I would share what I learnt about Rugters and its amazing work. 264 more words

White Ribbon Alliance: Passionate Citizens Changing Communities

Girls’ Globe bloggers have had the opportunity to meet with and speak to Midwives and Citizen Journalists from Uganda, Malawi and Zimbabwe, who are working with White Ribbon Alliance to strengthen the rights and health of women and children, and to change communities so that they thrive. 276 more words

Maternal Health

Child Marriage: whose agenda? - Camila Ochoa Mendoza

For the second part of the UCU in Africa Program, I spent 6 weeks doing an internship with Hiwot, an organization focused on the positive development of children and youth in Ethiopia. 1,479 more words

Personal Reflections

"Courage is contagious" - A Ted Talk about Violence against women by Mary Ellsberg

Mary Ellsberg is the director of Global Women’s Institute at George Washington University, she has a bachelor in Latin American Studies from Yale University and a PhD in Epidemiology from Umeå University. 113 more words

Global Health

Connection Between SDGs and Safe Abortion

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a new road map to improve the lives of people throughout the world over the next 15 years. Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights issues are currently featured on the SDG agenda expands their presence at both the global and national levels, by establishing SRHR specific indicators to measure progress toward the SDGs. 849 more words

Unsafe Abortion

Can women be in charge of anything, really?

This story caught my imagination from the moment I read it. At the dawn of the “sexual revolution” in 1967, a 26-year-old product designer called… 625 more words