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Social Norms Stop Ethiopian Girls From Making Safe Choices About Pregnancy

Social Norms Stop Ethiopian Girls From Making Safe Choices About Pregnancy

Despite progress in reducing the rate of adolescent pregnancy, more than 16 million adolescent girls globally become parents each year. According to the World Health Organisation, 90% of these young mothers live in the global South. Girls in countries with the highest adolescent fertility rates, many of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, are also the most likely to […]

We Are Human And Want To Have Sex Too, Disabled Women say

We Are Human And Want To Have Sex Too, Disabled Women say

Disabled women around the world are being denied basic health services from family planning advice to pap smears because they are seen as asexual, disability rights campaigners said on Thursday. Women with disabilities are often ignored, shunned or mocked when seeking help from medical practitioners or even friends or family, victims said on the sidelines […]