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Date: 08/06/2018
Source: Dhaka Tribune
Type: In the News
The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs and UNICEF Bangladesh have jointly launched the National Plan of Action (NPA) aiming to end child marriage in the country. The goal of the NPA is to end the marriage of girls below 15 years of age and to reduce by one third the rate of marriage for girls of 18 years in 2021, and to completely eliminate child marriages by 2041. The launching ceremony was...
Date: 05/12/2018
Source: Egypt Today
Type: In the News
The Ministry of Health and Population, headed by Minister Ahmed Emad El-Din Rady, launched a new program on Thursday for family planning in Egypt in cooperation with USAID to respond to Egypt’s rapid population growth. The program aims to improve citizens’ health behavior and support the quality of family planning services and reproductive health, Soaad Abdel Megid, head of the Population and...
Date: 04/30/2018
Source: The Arab Weekly
Type: In the News
In addition to being critical for the health of women and their families, family planning can accelerate a country’s progress towards reducing poverty and achieving development. It is even more pertinent in a politically unstable region with rapid population growth, which the Middle East and North Africa have been experiencing. A growing number of women are using contraception as family planning...
Date: 02/22/2018
Source: The Indian Express
Type: In the News
The legality of homosexuality may still be an open question for the judiciary and the Government is yet to change the law but resource material prepared by the Health Ministry for adolescent peer educators has taken a step in the sensitive direction. It tells young people that it is all right to “feel attraction” for the opposite sex or the same sex during adolescence. The crucial aspects of all...
Date: 11/12/2017
Source: CNN Philippines
Type: In the News
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Sunday released a list of 51 contraceptives which will be re-certified as safe and non-abortifacient, paving the way for the implementation of one of the key measures of the Reproductive Health Law. This effectively lifts the temporary restraining order issued by the Supreme Court in 2015, and allows the Health Department to distribute over 200,000...
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