Sexual and Reproductive Health

Here’s what we could find on the subject.
A photo of the abortion pill.

Abortion in Spain is Legal — but Inaccessible

In 1985, 10 years after the end of the fascist dictatorship, Spain decriminalised abortion. It became legal in cases when pregnancy posed a risk to the life or health of the woman or the foetus, or in case of rape. In 2010, the congress passed

Dr. Denis Mukwege & Sexual Violence in Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Denis Mukwege & Sexual Violence in Conflict

I recently had the honor of attending a speech by a truly inspirational person, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Dr. Denis Mukwege.  Dr. Mukwege has devoted his life to the rights and health of women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). For more than two

interview with Girls' Globe, Tasneem Kakal navigating public space as a young woman

In Conversation with Tasneem Kakal

Tasneem Kakal from India talks to Girls’ Globe about her experience of navigating and claiming public space as a young woman.

My Menstruation is not a Sin!

Many women to this day experience an overwhelming level of stigma around menstruation.

Contraceptive Funding in Crisis

On this World Contraception Day, some 214 million women and girls in developing regions have an unmet need for modern contraception. These are women and girls who want to avoid a pregnancy but are not using a modern method of contraception. While the reasons for

Sexual and Reproductive Health in Kenya’s Big Four Agenda

Of recent, the Government of Kenya (GoK) prioritized Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in its Big Four Agenda over the next five years. The Big Four Agenda which is aimed at accelerating economic growth focuses on food security, affordable housing, manufacturing and universal health. The Government

Midwives of the World: Part 3

Watch the third and final part of Midwives of the World – a documentary series by bloggers Tilde and Anna.

Midwives of the World: Part 2

Watch Part 2 of Midwives of the World – a documentary series created by Girls’ Globe bloggers Tilde and Anna in collaboration with White Ribbon Alliance.

Announcing the Winner of the People’s Choice Award!

Girls’ Globe is delighted to announce the winner of the very first People’s Choice Award in K4Health‘s annual Photoshare competition! Congratulations go to Segawa Patrick and his team at Public Health Ambassadors Uganda (PHAU) for receiving the highest number of public votes in the category of Sexual and Reproductive Health. Today, Menstrual Hygiene

Knowledge and Perception about Family Planning by Women in Uganda

Blog post by Sylvester Nnyombi, Content Guru, Reach A Hand, Uganda Phoebe Nabaweesa* was 22 years when she decided to try a family planning option mid last year. She zeroed in on the injection primarily because she had observed its impact on her best friend

An Interview with Wale Adeleye, a Youth Champion for RMNCH in Nigeria

Rise Up is pleased to launch our Impact Blog Series for the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. This series highlights the work of two Champions for Change (C4C) leaders in Nigeria and one Youth Champions Initiative (YCI) leader from India. C4C’s Champions in Nigeria

Our Bodies, Our Lives

Too often, women having access to contraceptives is considered some sort of luxury item – something that is optional, a matter of a choice, not something that should be made easily and readily available at an affordable, or even subsidized price. But the thing about contraceptives

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