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Scary stories don’t save lives, Comprehensive Sexuality Education does.
It is a shame that many people misunderstand what Comprehensive Sexuality Education is and are totally oblivious to its benefits to us as families, societies, nations and continents. Some individuals and organizations even go the extra mile of petitioning governments to take CSE out of school curricula. To them my final and only word is that scary stories don’t save lives, Comprehensive Sexuality Education does.
Polish Parliament Must Protect Women’s Health and Rights
Poland’s parliament is debating a new draft bill entitled “Stop Abortion.” If adopted, this legislation will further limit the already restricted grounds on which women can lawfully access abortion in Poland. It will place women’s health and lives at risk and violate Poland’s international human rights obligations. We call on Members of Poland’s Parliament to listen to the voices of women across Poland and to reject this regressive legislative proposal and protect women’s health and human rights.
"Dignity, respect and bravery are guiding principles for our work on female genital mutilation (FGM)"
Amal Ahmed, the executive director of our Member Association in Somaliland (SOFHA) recounts her personal experience of being one of the 97-98% of young girls forced to undergo female genital mutilation in Somaliland.
'I have a feeling the future will be better'
Post tropical cyclone Gita, the Humanitarian team were deployed to Tonga where they met Leilani. Leilani identifies as a 'Leiti' (transgender woman) and alongside Tonga Leiti Association and Tonga Health Family Association, she is fighting the stigma and discrimination surrounding the Leiti and LGBTI+ community and ensuring LGBTI+ sexual healthcare needs are met in humanitarian settings.