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Date: 06/22/2017
Source: Daniel Otieno, The Standard
Type: In the News
According to Guttmacher Institute, a research and policy organisation that seeks to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights, Kenya recorded 469,690 cases of induced abortion in 2012. This corresponded to induced abortion ratio of 30 abortions per 100 births in the same year. Abortion remains a highly stigmatised issue in the society. Even though the law permits abortion in some cases,...
Date: 05/17/2017
Source: The News
Type: FP2020 in the Media
In our part of the world family planning is often ignored, especially in the rural areas of Sindh. You! takes a look... Unplanned pregnancies and a woman’s ability to space and limit her pregnancies have direct impacts on her health and well-being. Unfortunately, a major part of our society still considers family planning immoral and against religious laws.   Most of the families residing in the...
Date: 05/17/2017
Source: Standard Digital
Type: In the News
Recently, several prominent personalities including Kilifi gubernatorial aspirant Kazungu Kambi have been reported telling crowds at political gatherings to ‘multiply and fill the earth’. This is not the first time that a public figure has made such an argument. No less than five members of the National Assembly have been quoted in the press encouraging their constituents to have more children so...
Date: 05/09/2017
Source: Department of Health, Philippines
Type: Updates
On behalf of the Philippine government and the Filipino people, the top leadership of the Department of Health (DOH) welcomes attendees of Family Planning 2020’s (FP2020) second Asia Regional Focal Point Workshop, which is being held in Manila from May 8-10. In her opening remarks on the two-day international workshop, Department of Health Secretary Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial noted that the...
Date: 05/08/2017
Source: The Conversation
Type: In the News
Imagine giving Kenyan students something that has been proven to help them make healthy informed choices about their sexual and reproductive lives. The solution already exists: comprehensive sexuality education. To be comprehensive, sexuality education needs to be scientifically accurate, age-appropriate, nonjudgmental and gender-sensitive. The lessons should extend to prevention of HIV and other...
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