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Innovative & Sustainable Solutions to Sexual Healthcare in Switzerland

Innovative Solutions to Sexual Healthcare in Switzerland

Noemi, 24, is the youth network co-founder and coordinator for IPPF’s Member Association, Santé Sexuelle Suisse/Sexuelle Gesundheit Schweiz. Here, she shares her experiences and thoughts on the impact COVID-19 is having on sexual healthcare and young people, and talks about how the crisis can offer opportunities.

Covid-19 and the Rise of Sexual & Gender-Based Violence by IPPF for Girls' Globe

Covid-19 and the Rise of Sexual & Gender-Based Violence

We are in the midst of a pandemic. One way to slow down the spread of coronavirus is to implement lockdown and quarantine measures, which means confining yourself to your home with your family. For some people, this includes an abuser.  Pandemics often exacerbate existing inequalities for

What does COVID-19 mean for Young Women in the Kibera Slum?

Although there is a need to focus on COVID-19, it is self-defeating for governments to ignore ongoing healthcare needs like SRHR.

Women Promotion Center is one of the leading feminist organizations in the Kibera slum. We are currently implementing a SAAF-funded project to tackle community-level, abortion-related stigma. During the current pandemic, we have stepped in to fill the SRHR gap, too.

3 Gendered Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic by Gabrielle Rocha Rios for Girls' Globe

3 Gendered Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic

While the full impact of this pandemic cannot be fully articulated yet, evidence from previous global crises indicates that the impacts of disease outbreaks are not gender-neutral.

Crises such as pandemics and natural disasters can exacerbate already existing gender inequalities. Successful efforts to address and mitigate the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic will require considerations of its gendered impacts.

Support for Activists during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Equality, Rights and Justice in a Time of Crisis: Support for Activists during the Coronavirus Pandemic

2020. The year to rally around the climate, human rights, peace, and development – with 10 years to go until the Sustainable Development Goals are due. It is also the year to celebrate the wins for gender equality during the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action. Yet, here we are – in the middle of an unprecedented global pandemic that has reached every country in the world.

How do we continue our activism in this time of crisis?

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