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16 voices on abortion access for victims of gender-based violence

Did you know that one in three women worldwide experiences gender-based violence? Access to safe abortion is an essential part of care for survivors. One in three women worldwide experiences gender-based violence. Ipas is dedicating 2018’s 16 Days of Activism ...

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UK gives ‘landmark’ £200m to improve contraceptive access in Africa and Asia

The UK government has launched a £200m programme to increase the availability of contraceptives in 27 countries across Africa and Asia, in what has been described as a “landmark” investment. The women’s integrated sexual health (Wish) programme from the Department for International ...

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UN Human Rights Committee Asserts that Access to Abortion and Prevention of Maternal Mortality are Human Rights

31-10-2018 (PRESS RELEASE)- The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes and firmly supports the United Nations Human Rights Committee’s General Comment on the Right to Life.  The language of the comment affirms that abortion is a human right, that preventable maternal deaths are a ...

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Expanding Cervical Cancer Screening and Preventive Therapy (CCS&PT) through Introducing New Technologies and Integrating with Voluntary Family Planning

The program is being implemented at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine with funding provided by USAID. Projects supported should include service delivery of CCS&PT integrated with voluntary family planning, as well as implementation research, capacity building, and ...

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Save-the-Date: Focus orouwenrechten: Inspiratiedag voor 4de pijlers en ngo's

Start Date: 15 December 2018
End Date: 15 December 2018
Open uitwisseling en discussie tussen vrijwilligers van een 4de Pijler initiatief en medewekers van Belgische ngo’s op het valk van vrouwenrechten en sekuele en reproductive gezondheid. Wanneer?  15 december, 9.30 – 15.00 Waar? De Finale, Boomgaardstraat 22, 2600 Antwepen (Berchem) ...
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Me, We And The Machine The Institute of Technology, Gender, Sexuality and Rights

Start Date: 9 December 2018
End Date: 15 December 2018
“Till I was 17, I did not have a word for who I was, or could be. I did not know I was a transgender girl. But as a 16-year-old, I discovered the internet.”  Nadika, The Smartphone Freed Me | 13 ...
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Women Deliver 2019 Conference

Start Date: 3 June 2019
End Date: 6 June 2019
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada has been chosen as the host country for the Women Deliver 5th Global Conference! This groundbreaking conference will bring over 6,000 world leaders, influencers, advocates, academics, activists, and journalists from more than 150 countries ...
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The 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science

Start Date: 21 July 2019
End Date: 24 July 2019
The 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science – known as IAS 2019 – will take place on 21-24 July 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. The IAS Conference on HIV Science is the world’s most influential meeting on HIV research and ...
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