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IPU? It's the Inter-Parliamentary Union, and here's a resolution unanimously adopted by the 126th IPU Assembly in Kampala on April 5th. It doesn't have the catchiest of titles (“ Access to health as a basic right: the role of Parliaments ...
The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) and the Japanese Organisation for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP) have just been highly commended by the Chief Executive for Kwahu East District Assembly. Announcing the government’s intention to develop a district ...
Very very many happy returns to VERDEFAM (the Cape Verdean Association for the Protection of the Family). It's just celebrated its 17th anniversary with a number of events, which drew some very high profile speakers and guests. Foremost amongst these ...
Read this list, if you’ve got a moment: "Pregnancy, fear of pregnancy, AIDS, guilt, herpes, disappointing parents, chlamydia, inability to concentrate on school, syphilis, embarrassment, abortion, shotgun wedding, gonorrhea, selfishness, pelvic inflammatory disease, heartbreak, infertility, loneliness, cervical cancer, poverty, loss ...
If you give your money to a good cause you want your money used well. And the good news is that there are organisations out there spending your money well, really well. They are transparent, efficient and when problems happen, ...
New research led by people living with HIV shows physical and verbal harassment a common reality for people living with HIV in the UK. Newly published research documenting how people living with HIV in the United Kingdom have experienced stigma ...
All these problems about sexual health. Solved at a stroke. UK Member of Parliament Nadine Dorries shot to fame amongst conservatives both in the UK and abroad with her 2011 proposal to require women to undergo ‘independent’ counselling before accessing ...
From Behind bars: life stories of people affected by the criminalisation of HIV. Visit Criminalize Hate not HIV for the full story. Marama Pala, an executive director from New Zealand, discovered that her former partner was HIVpositive when she saw ...
Things that all teenagers know: they are special, they are indestructible, and no negative, long-term consequences will arise from their immediate behaviour however reckless, bizarre or just plain crazy it might be. Things that few teenagers know: these curious ideas ...
How do they work? Injectables contain a progestin like the natural hormone progesterone in a woman’s body. There are two types: medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and norethisterone enanthate (NET-EN). Because these injectables do not contain estrogen, they can be used throughout ...