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Myths, misconceptions and misinformation about periods feed into stigma which can be hugely damaging for many girls, women and people who menstruate around the world.
1 in 3 women globally experience violence across the course of their lives – that’s around 736 million women who suffer physical, mental and/or sexual violence from an intimate partner or non-partner.
This year, we are putting the spotlight on the links between gender-based violence and the world of work. This could mean the violence and harassment women face while working, or on their way to/from work, or the harm they face at home which has an impact on their working lives.
Did your sex education include anything about masturbation? Ours neither! That’s why we’d love to talk to you about it – specifically, if you have a vagina. In this blog, we'll cover how to get started, where to touch, which products you may want to use, how safe it is, and much more.
It has been proven that masturbation is good for your health: it can reduce stress, can help you sleep better, and make you feel more confident with understanding what you do and don’t like sexually. If you have a penis, we can help you learn what to do!
In Ethiopia, getting young people’s attention about sexual and reproductive healthcare is no easy task. But at a youth centre in Jimma, groups of young people are getting vital messages about sexual health and contraception out to their peers through dance, song, and poetry.
In 2018 a new programme began rolling out a at cashew factory and at the school on the factory grounds, in Mim Ghana. Its aim? To help reach young people and women who worked in the factory with information and services related to their sexual and reproductive health.
Once again, we are proud to stand with organizations around the world to highlight 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, which runs annually from 25 November to 10 December. Yet, we are obviously disappointed that we need to – and we hope that one day we never have to mark it again.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) – a defining moment for sexual and reproductive health and rights. But what is ICPD and how did it revolutionize our approach to sexual and reproductive health and rights?
UHC means that all people can obtain basic health services when they need them, without suffering financial hardship – because health is a fundamental human right. Achieving this is vital as healthy populations can better contribute socially and economically, while poor health is a major driver of poverty.