Joining forces for women in India

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 12:23 pm

Choice over stigma is key to the work we do at Love Matters India. In India, millions of women and girls experience unsafe abortions because they are subject to shame, stigma and judgment for the choices they make about their ...

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Collection of banners made by Share-Net Bangladesh to celebrate SheDecides first year anniversary!

Posted on March 8, 2018 at 9:19 am

To celebrate SheDecides movement, Share-Net Country Hub in Bangladesh has developed a series of banners to show the impact of SheDecides and the Global Gag Rule. Here you can find a recompilation of all the banners they made to celebrate SheDecides first ...

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Abortion, the crusaders counter-attack

Posted on March 7, 2018 at 2:14 pm

Across Europe, new, highly organized activists are leading a dreadful crusade against abortion and the freedom of women to dispose of their bodies. An exciting – and disturbing – investigation into these networks of influence. More than four decades after the ...

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SheDecides: “Stand Up Speak Out; Change the Rules and Unlock Resources” How bold leadership let to a global movement

Posted on March 7, 2018 at 8:38 am

What started out as an fundraising initiative that was founded by a Dutch minister, has grown into a global movement supported by 40.000 individuals and a thousand organizations. One year after SheDecides was launched, one of these organizations looks back ...

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First Global She Decides FC2 female condom winners

Posted on March 5, 2018 at 3:08 pm

For the first SheDecides Day the FC2 Female Condom announced the two winners of the one year long supply of FC2. Winners Faith Duncan from Nigeria discovered the FC2 female condom with her husband and they never want to use ...

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#IResistWePersist SheDecides: A global movement for bodily autonomy.

Posted on March 5, 2018 at 12:41 pm

Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights stands with other #SRHRDefenders in this global movement to support the fundamental rights of girls and women to decide freely and for themselves about their sexual lives. To celebrate the first SheDecides Day, Women’s Global ...

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1 jaar na SheDecides

Posted on March 5, 2018 at 12:13 pm

KIT Royal Tropical Institute currently works with the International Federation for Gynaecologists and Obstetricians on Safe Abortion advocacy in 10 countries. Irene de Vries, maternal and newborn health advisor at KIT shares how she worries about the global anti-abortion movement, but ...

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SheDecides’ First Birthday: No celebration. Some inspiration.

Posted on March 3, 2018 at 10:08 am

Odette Hekster, PSI-Europe “Women who find themselves in this situation [of an unplanned pregnancy] prefer to choke the baby than to suffer the pressure from society.” This is a quote from an article in the New Yorker of October 1st, ...

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Timing of abortion among adolescent and young women presenting for post-abortion care in Kenya: a cross-sectional analysis of nationally-representative data

Posted on March 1, 2018 at 10:15 am

Background Complications of unsafe abortion are a leading cause of maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Adolescents and young women are disproportionately represented among those at risk of these complications. Currently, we know little about the factors associated with young women’s ...

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From the pipeline. The road to female controlled prevention: The female condom as a currently available MPT

Posted on February 28, 2018 at 2:21 pm

When the founders of the Female Health Company (FHC) began conceptualizing the female condom in 1996, they wanted to create a product that would impact society as well as benefit investors. Little did they know that it would be a ...

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