Women’s rights & empowerment
May 17th 2013
A young mum-of-two who went to see her doctor to ask for antibiotics for tonsillitis claimed yesterday she left in tears after being advised to stop having children.
Travel agent Charlotte...
April 21st 2013
The government of Ecuador is determined to curb the growing number of teen pregnancies, and has begun to knock down barriers that stand in the way of the right to...
March 23rd 2013
A new study by the Guttmacher Institute has confirmed that women’s ability to use contraceptives, and to determine whether and when to have children, enhances their education and employment chances....
March 20th 2013
The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily halted a landmark law that would provide free contraception to poor women.
In a 10-to-5 ruling, the court froze for 120 days when the...
March 20th 2013
Malala Yousafzai attends first day at Edgbaston High School in Birmingham
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban after campaigning for girls' rights to education,...
March 19th 2013
Speech by the Development Secretary Justine Greening setting out how UK aid will support girls and women's rights, hosted by Amnesty UK.
March 9th 2013
The outcome document of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) must not undermine previous agreements that put women's sexual and reproductive rights central to their empowerment, the head...
March 8th 2013
Women’s empowerment is a fundamental requirement for sustainability and a prosperous future.
Women’s empowerment is a requirement for sustainability and is in the interests of all, men and women. Only when...
March 6th 2013
Britain will step up its support for girls and women in the poorest countries to give them more choice, voice and control over their lives.
Development Secretary Justine Greening made the...
February 19th 2013
Family planning targets are being achieved largely because of the cooperation of women. Despite awareness campaigns and incentives to promote male sterilisation, men are still reluctant to undergo the simple...
UK - Act to keep sex ed real
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The cost of larger families
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