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Beauty parlour-related training
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| 08 August 2019

Watch - Beauty Behind Bars: Life after prison for women in India

India is home to 20 female-only prisons, that have the capacity to hold just 5,000 inmates. Women currently make up 4% of India's prison population. Before they reach prison, many women have already experienced sexual and gender-based violence. Many inmates face discrimination and are often ostracized from their community and their families once they are released. Realizing a gap in care for women once released, the Family Planning Association of India (FPAI) have stepped in to ensure women are equipped with not only healthcare whilst in prison but life training skills. Skills that will financially support them and their children with or without the support of their families. Established in 1949, the Family Planning Association of India has provided life skills training ranging from beauty parlour related work to car mechanics to 768 women in six locations.

Beauty parlour-related training
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| 08 August 2019

Watch - Beauty Behind Bars: Life after prison for women in India

India is home to 20 female-only prisons, that have the capacity to hold just 5,000 inmates. Women currently make up 4% of India's prison population. Before they reach prison, many women have already experienced sexual and gender-based violence. Many inmates face discrimination and are often ostracized from their community and their families once they are released. Realizing a gap in care for women once released, the Family Planning Association of India (FPAI) have stepped in to ensure women are equipped with not only healthcare whilst in prison but life training skills. Skills that will financially support them and their children with or without the support of their families. Established in 1949, the Family Planning Association of India has provided life skills training ranging from beauty parlour related work to car mechanics to 768 women in six locations.

Different menstrual hygiene products
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| 24 May 2019

The Period Quiz

The Period QuizAbout half the world’s population menstruates at some point in their lives, but periods are still a big taboo in many places. What do you really know about the flow? Find out in our quiz...How many periods does the average person have in a lifetime?Only girls and women get periodsAt what point during the menstrual cycle is someone most likely to get pregnant?How much blood does the average person lose during a period?What proportion of girls in Ghana sometimes miss school due to their periods?What is the lifetime cost of a period in the UK?How many menstruators in India use unsafe materials (such as ashes and mud) to manage their periods?Good try! ? If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends.Great work! ? If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends.

Different menstrual hygiene products
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| 24 May 2019

The Period Quiz

The Period QuizAbout half the world’s population menstruates at some point in their lives, but periods are still a big taboo in many places. What do you really know about the flow? Find out in our quiz...How many periods does the average person have in a lifetime?Only girls and women get periodsAt what point during the menstrual cycle is someone most likely to get pregnant?How much blood does the average person lose during a period?What proportion of girls in Ghana sometimes miss school due to their periods?What is the lifetime cost of a period in the UK?How many menstruators in India use unsafe materials (such as ashes and mud) to manage their periods?Good try! ? If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends.Great work! ? If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends.

Young girl
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| 28 November 2018

Tackling child marriage in Malawi

Malawi has one of the most comprehensive laws against child marriage in Africa after a new bill was passed in 2017 increasing the legal marital age from 15 to 18-years-old. The Marriage Act of Malawi in 2017 protects any girl under the age of 18 from marriage and holds parents or other family members who marry their children off below the age accountable and liable to prosecution. But even with the law, cases of child marriage are still happening but community Watch Groups have been set up to help. This is the story of one girl helped by her local watch group. Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) with money from the Japan Trust Fund supports the watch group by building the capacity of its members. Five members of the Jalasi Watch Group have been trained about the law, policies around the issue of child marriage and how they align with the by-laws. © Photos: James Ngechu

Young girl
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| 28 November 2018

Tackling child marriage in Malawi

Malawi has one of the most comprehensive laws against child marriage in Africa after a new bill was passed in 2017 increasing the legal marital age from 15 to 18-years-old. The Marriage Act of Malawi in 2017 protects any girl under the age of 18 from marriage and holds parents or other family members who marry their children off below the age accountable and liable to prosecution. But even with the law, cases of child marriage are still happening but community Watch Groups have been set up to help. This is the story of one girl helped by her local watch group. Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) with money from the Japan Trust Fund supports the watch group by building the capacity of its members. Five members of the Jalasi Watch Group have been trained about the law, policies around the issue of child marriage and how they align with the by-laws. © Photos: James Ngechu

Landscape shot of Ethiopia
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| 26 November 2018

Watch: Bridging the Gap

Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa and the tenth most populous in the world. It is estimated that two-thirds of women do not have access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services. Our member association - Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) is bridging the gap between the need for healthcare and women by bringing services into the heart of the workplace across Ethiopia, a country where 47% of the workforce is female. FGAE currently provides services to over 125,000 people at sixteen large-scale workplaces across Ethiopia, from coffee plantations to textile factories.

Landscape shot of Ethiopia
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| 26 November 2018

Watch: Bridging the Gap

Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa and the tenth most populous in the world. It is estimated that two-thirds of women do not have access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services. Our member association - Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) is bridging the gap between the need for healthcare and women by bringing services into the heart of the workplace across Ethiopia, a country where 47% of the workforce is female. FGAE currently provides services to over 125,000 people at sixteen large-scale workplaces across Ethiopia, from coffee plantations to textile factories.

Ending child marriage in Malawi
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| 30 October 2018

Watch: Ending child marriage in Malawi

Malawi has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. It's estimated that 47% of women and girls are married before the age of 18. In 2017 to help combat child marriage, Malawi changed the legal age of marriage to 18 but despite the change in the law, early child marriage still occurs in many villages. IPPF member association, Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM), is teaming up with social workers and local community leaders to form community watch groups, to help end child marriage.

Ending child marriage in Malawi
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| 30 October 2018

Watch: Ending child marriage in Malawi

Malawi has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. It's estimated that 47% of women and girls are married before the age of 18. In 2017 to help combat child marriage, Malawi changed the legal age of marriage to 18 but despite the change in the law, early child marriage still occurs in many villages. IPPF member association, Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM), is teaming up with social workers and local community leaders to form community watch groups, to help end child marriage.

Queues of children, men and women wait in line at a clinic in Gulu, Uganda
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| 09 October 2018

Quiz: What do you know about girls?

What do you know about girls?11 October marks International Day of the Girl Child, a time to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges they face around the world. Find out what you do and don’t know about these issues in our quiz. Warning: may contain information some find upsetting.How many girls below the age of 18 are there in the world?How many girls are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) each year?Annually, how many girls around the world aged 10-19 are subject to unsafe abortions?Of all sexual assaults globally, how many are committed against girls aged 16 or younger?How many girls worldwide are child brides, i.e. married before the age of 18?Good try! If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends :point_down:Great work! If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends :point_down:

Queues of children, men and women wait in line at a clinic in Gulu, Uganda
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| 09 October 2018

Quiz: What do you know about girls?

What do you know about girls?11 October marks International Day of the Girl Child, a time to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges they face around the world. Find out what you do and don’t know about these issues in our quiz. Warning: may contain information some find upsetting.How many girls below the age of 18 are there in the world?How many girls are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) each year?Annually, how many girls around the world aged 10-19 are subject to unsafe abortions?Of all sexual assaults globally, how many are committed against girls aged 16 or younger?How many girls worldwide are child brides, i.e. married before the age of 18?Good try! If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends :point_down:Great work! If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends :point_down:

Beauty parlour-related training
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| 08 August 2019

Watch - Beauty Behind Bars: Life after prison for women in India

India is home to 20 female-only prisons, that have the capacity to hold just 5,000 inmates. Women currently make up 4% of India's prison population. Before they reach prison, many women have already experienced sexual and gender-based violence. Many inmates face discrimination and are often ostracized from their community and their families once they are released. Realizing a gap in care for women once released, the Family Planning Association of India (FPAI) have stepped in to ensure women are equipped with not only healthcare whilst in prison but life training skills. Skills that will financially support them and their children with or without the support of their families. Established in 1949, the Family Planning Association of India has provided life skills training ranging from beauty parlour related work to car mechanics to 768 women in six locations.

Beauty parlour-related training
Resource

| 08 August 2019

Watch - Beauty Behind Bars: Life after prison for women in India

India is home to 20 female-only prisons, that have the capacity to hold just 5,000 inmates. Women currently make up 4% of India's prison population. Before they reach prison, many women have already experienced sexual and gender-based violence. Many inmates face discrimination and are often ostracized from their community and their families once they are released. Realizing a gap in care for women once released, the Family Planning Association of India (FPAI) have stepped in to ensure women are equipped with not only healthcare whilst in prison but life training skills. Skills that will financially support them and their children with or without the support of their families. Established in 1949, the Family Planning Association of India has provided life skills training ranging from beauty parlour related work to car mechanics to 768 women in six locations.

Different menstrual hygiene products
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| 24 May 2019

The Period Quiz

The Period QuizAbout half the world’s population menstruates at some point in their lives, but periods are still a big taboo in many places. What do you really know about the flow? Find out in our quiz...How many periods does the average person have in a lifetime?Only girls and women get periodsAt what point during the menstrual cycle is someone most likely to get pregnant?How much blood does the average person lose during a period?What proportion of girls in Ghana sometimes miss school due to their periods?What is the lifetime cost of a period in the UK?How many menstruators in India use unsafe materials (such as ashes and mud) to manage their periods?Good try! ? If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends.Great work! ? If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends.

Different menstrual hygiene products
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| 24 May 2019

The Period Quiz

The Period QuizAbout half the world’s population menstruates at some point in their lives, but periods are still a big taboo in many places. What do you really know about the flow? Find out in our quiz...How many periods does the average person have in a lifetime?Only girls and women get periodsAt what point during the menstrual cycle is someone most likely to get pregnant?How much blood does the average person lose during a period?What proportion of girls in Ghana sometimes miss school due to their periods?What is the lifetime cost of a period in the UK?How many menstruators in India use unsafe materials (such as ashes and mud) to manage their periods?Good try! ? If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends.Great work! ? If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends.

Young girl
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| 28 November 2018

Tackling child marriage in Malawi

Malawi has one of the most comprehensive laws against child marriage in Africa after a new bill was passed in 2017 increasing the legal marital age from 15 to 18-years-old. The Marriage Act of Malawi in 2017 protects any girl under the age of 18 from marriage and holds parents or other family members who marry their children off below the age accountable and liable to prosecution. But even with the law, cases of child marriage are still happening but community Watch Groups have been set up to help. This is the story of one girl helped by her local watch group. Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) with money from the Japan Trust Fund supports the watch group by building the capacity of its members. Five members of the Jalasi Watch Group have been trained about the law, policies around the issue of child marriage and how they align with the by-laws. © Photos: James Ngechu

Young girl
Resource

| 28 November 2018

Tackling child marriage in Malawi

Malawi has one of the most comprehensive laws against child marriage in Africa after a new bill was passed in 2017 increasing the legal marital age from 15 to 18-years-old. The Marriage Act of Malawi in 2017 protects any girl under the age of 18 from marriage and holds parents or other family members who marry their children off below the age accountable and liable to prosecution. But even with the law, cases of child marriage are still happening but community Watch Groups have been set up to help. This is the story of one girl helped by her local watch group. Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) with money from the Japan Trust Fund supports the watch group by building the capacity of its members. Five members of the Jalasi Watch Group have been trained about the law, policies around the issue of child marriage and how they align with the by-laws. © Photos: James Ngechu

Landscape shot of Ethiopia
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| 26 November 2018

Watch: Bridging the Gap

Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa and the tenth most populous in the world. It is estimated that two-thirds of women do not have access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services. Our member association - Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) is bridging the gap between the need for healthcare and women by bringing services into the heart of the workplace across Ethiopia, a country where 47% of the workforce is female. FGAE currently provides services to over 125,000 people at sixteen large-scale workplaces across Ethiopia, from coffee plantations to textile factories.

Landscape shot of Ethiopia
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| 26 November 2018

Watch: Bridging the Gap

Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa and the tenth most populous in the world. It is estimated that two-thirds of women do not have access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services. Our member association - Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) is bridging the gap between the need for healthcare and women by bringing services into the heart of the workplace across Ethiopia, a country where 47% of the workforce is female. FGAE currently provides services to over 125,000 people at sixteen large-scale workplaces across Ethiopia, from coffee plantations to textile factories.

Ending child marriage in Malawi
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| 30 October 2018

Watch: Ending child marriage in Malawi

Malawi has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. It's estimated that 47% of women and girls are married before the age of 18. In 2017 to help combat child marriage, Malawi changed the legal age of marriage to 18 but despite the change in the law, early child marriage still occurs in many villages. IPPF member association, Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM), is teaming up with social workers and local community leaders to form community watch groups, to help end child marriage.

Ending child marriage in Malawi
Resource

| 30 October 2018

Watch: Ending child marriage in Malawi

Malawi has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. It's estimated that 47% of women and girls are married before the age of 18. In 2017 to help combat child marriage, Malawi changed the legal age of marriage to 18 but despite the change in the law, early child marriage still occurs in many villages. IPPF member association, Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM), is teaming up with social workers and local community leaders to form community watch groups, to help end child marriage.

Queues of children, men and women wait in line at a clinic in Gulu, Uganda
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| 09 October 2018

Quiz: What do you know about girls?

What do you know about girls?11 October marks International Day of the Girl Child, a time to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges they face around the world. Find out what you do and don’t know about these issues in our quiz. Warning: may contain information some find upsetting.How many girls below the age of 18 are there in the world?How many girls are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) each year?Annually, how many girls around the world aged 10-19 are subject to unsafe abortions?Of all sexual assaults globally, how many are committed against girls aged 16 or younger?How many girls worldwide are child brides, i.e. married before the age of 18?Good try! If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends :point_down:Great work! If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends :point_down:

Queues of children, men and women wait in line at a clinic in Gulu, Uganda
Resource

| 09 October 2018

Quiz: What do you know about girls?

What do you know about girls?11 October marks International Day of the Girl Child, a time to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges they face around the world. Find out what you do and don’t know about these issues in our quiz. Warning: may contain information some find upsetting.How many girls below the age of 18 are there in the world?How many girls are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) each year?Annually, how many girls around the world aged 10-19 are subject to unsafe abortions?Of all sexual assaults globally, how many are committed against girls aged 16 or younger?How many girls worldwide are child brides, i.e. married before the age of 18?Good try! If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends :point_down:Great work! If you learned something new today, scroll down to share this with friends :point_down: