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Family Planning Is Women Empowerment

Family Planning Is Women Empowerment

Women are one of the important resources of any nation and society. Women have the right and capacity to work, earn and fend for themselves and their family according to the constitution of Nigeria. However, the reproductive gender roles of women have positioned them in a situation of having selected the option to choose in […]

Pandemic Brings Growing Risk Of Pregnancy, Abuse To Latin American Girls

Pandemic Brings Growing Risk Of Pregnancy, Abuse To Latin American Girls

When her 11-year-old daughter’s belly began to grow in May, Paloma discovered the unimaginable – the girl had been raped by her stepfather. Paloma, whose name has been changed, took her daughter to a public hospital in Mexico’s western Michoacan state, but the child was denied an abortion. By law, Mexico’s public hospitals must provide […]

Uhuru Goes After Clinics Giving Contraceptives To Young Girls

Uhuru Goes After Clinics Giving Contraceptives To Young Girls

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered county commissioners to carry out a nationwide crackdown on private clinics offering emergency contraceptives to underage girls. The President says such practitioners are inculcating a culture of sexual promiscuity for sex pests, who procure such services for the girls, and providing “sexual insurance” for the minors. Education Chief Administrative Secretary […]

Gynecologists Launch Urgent Appeal To Govt Over Poor Maternal Care State

Gynecologists Launch Urgent Appeal To Govt Over Poor Maternal Care State

The Zimbabwe Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Tuesday issued a sombre plea to the government to urgently attend to the state of hospitals as expecting mothers are losing their babies at an alarming rate. The association said the situation in hospitals is beyond dire and the government needs to intervene quickly before more lives are […]

Cameroon Continues To Suffer Staggering Mother, Child Birth Mortality Rate

Cameroon  Continues To Suffer Staggering Mother, Child Birth Mortality Rate

Coinciding with Friday’s observance of the African Day for the Reduction of Maternal and Newborn Mortality, Cameroon disclosed that tens of thousands of newborn babies continue to die at birth and thousands of women continue to lose their lives while giving birth each year in the central African of 25 million. Health officials say the […]

AW Gist (The Change Agents) : Womb Watchers Association

AW Gist (The Change Agents) : Womb Watchers Association

This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change […]

Delayed Conception : The Things You Need You Know

Delayed Conception : The Things You Need You Know

Sometimes, not hearing the sound of a baby in a home could be due to ignorance of the term “ovulation period”, largely on the couples’ part. Knowing your most fertile day is an important step that increases your chances of getting pregnant. What is ovulation period? Ovulation occurs when the ovarian follicles rupture and release […]

Myths Surrounding C-Section

Myths Surrounding C-Section

C-section is a big deal for women. Although some medical experts claimed that vaginal birth is the best method for childbirth, C-section is an option to be considered in some situations.   A lot of misinformation and misconception is circulating concerning C-Section came. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, it is a surgical operation for […]

Katsina To Vaccinate Over 800,000 Child Bearing Women Against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination

Katsina To Vaccinate Over 800,000 Child Bearing Women Against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination

Over 800,000 child bearing age women are expected to be vaccinated against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination, MNTE to reduce maternal and infant mortality rate in the Katsina State. The vaccination exercise was kick started on Sunday in 14 local government areas with high prevalence of MNTE in the state. The LGAs include Batsari, Baure, Bindawa, […]

Secret Abortions Spike In Northern Nigeria With Boko Haram Chaos

Secret Abortions Spike In Northern Nigeria With Boko Haram Chaos

Kellu became pregnant after a Nigerian soldier offered her food and shelter in exchange for sex. But the destitute teenager – who lost her family when Boko Haram militants attacked her village two years earlier – did not want to have the baby. After moving to a camp for displaced people in northeastern Borno state, […]

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