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Mental health, menstruation, sexual and reproductive health and more about our bodies from the voices of women and girls worldwide.

Legal Yet Stigmatized: Abortion Care in Nepal

Nepal legalized abortion in 2002. With the recent adoption of “The Right to Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Act” in 2018, the country has taken huge strides for the fulfilment of the sexual and reproductive health needs of women and girls. However, 19 years since

Navigating Self-Care as a Changemaker

Being from the global south, I was continuously discouraged to use the word ‘myself’, ‘self’, or any synonym that encourages individuality. My people didn’t mean any harm. In their minds they were teaching me the meaning of solidarity and the values of putting the collective

How You Can Help End Obstetric Fistula

May 23rd is International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, a day to raise awareness about a little-known childbirth injury that occurs when a woman has obstructed labor but cannot access medical help. It leaves a woman incontinent and too often an outcast. Even though obstructed

How to Protect and Respect the Reproductive Rights of LGBTI+ Individuals

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. A day when the world acknowledges the ongoing discrimination faced by LGBTI+*  people around the world, but also offers solidarity and hope for positive change. As a global fund focused on abortion, we want to outline some of the ways in which

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Current Threats to Safe and Legal Abortion in South Africa

South Africa’s Choice of Termination of Pregnancy Act (CTOPA) was enacted 25 years ago. It aims to repeal restrictive and inaccessible abortion laws and promote reproductive rights and freedom of choice for women in South Africa. The CTOPA entrenches the right of women and girls

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Gabrielle Rocha Rios: A Coach for Women Changemakers

Gabrielle Rocha Rios is a culturally competent and psychology informed coach for women changemakers in the workplace. She has been an active member of Girls’ Globe for several years, covering topics related to mental health and gender equality. You’re pursuing a PhD in International Psychology

The young activist championing sexual rights for Togo’s young people

20-year-old college student, Hayathe Ayeva, is a passionate communicator, who has won several public speaking competitions. She describes herself as ‘a proud social activist, woman defender of human rights, committed to the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and young people’. Hayathe is the young activist that’s champion the sexual rights of young people in Togo.

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Fighting Unsafe Abortion and Abortion Stigma in Sierra Leone

This blogpost speaks to the national burden of unsafe abortion in Sierra Leone. Those who are most vulnerable and least able to access safe services largely bear the cost.  Millions of poor women, young women, rural women and their families bear the lasting consequences of

Using Knitted Props to Talk About Sexual Health

How do you convey the frequently overlooked – yet vital – message on sexual healthcare and contraceptive choice in a new and engaging way? This is often the question posed when exploring creative ideas to engage our audiences with information on sex, health, and choice.  We like to talk

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Illustrator Laiza Onofre on Activism, Self Care & Self Love

Laiza Onofre is an illustrator and feminist activist from Mexico. She has been a part of Girls’ Globe for several years. Contributing with her beautiful illustrations she has amplified the movement to strengthen gender equality and human rights. We collaborated with Laiza for the launch

Mental health, menstruation, sexual and reproductive health and more about our bodies from the voices of women and girls worldwide.

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