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Controversy over Nuvaring Hormonal Contraceptive #Vaw #healthcare

Side Effects May Include Death: The Story Of The Biggest Advance In Birth Control Since The Pill   WASHINGTON — In the summer of 2002, the pharmaceutical company Organon unveiled what it believed would be a game-changer in the multibillion-dollar… Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka – Restricting sterilization: To what purpose? #Vaw #rightoabortion #reproductiverights

  March 15, 2013,http://www.island.lk/ I was appalled to read a recent newspaper article that reported a government ban on irreversible methods of contraception. Later I learned that the ban prohibits non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the provision of sterilization services. According… Continue Reading →

Srilanka Bans Birth Control Surgery to Protect Dwindling Sinhala Race #Vaw

Govt Bans LRT on Women and Vasectomy on Men After Bodhu Bala Sena Protested Against Birth Control to Protect Dwindling Sinhala Race 24 February 2013, 6:10 am By Chrishanthi Christopher Last week the government sent out a communiqué to all… Continue Reading →

#India -2 tribal women die post ligation surgery #Westbengal #Vaw

pc courtesy indiamike statesman news service DURGAPUR, 14 DEC: Two tribal women died today post ligation surgery  at a rural block hospital in Asansol today. Chandmoni Hembram of Kalipathar village and Radharani Tudu of Gaurangadihi village, who underwent ligation at Kelejora Block Primary Health Centre along with 12 other… Continue Reading →

Adding It Up: Costs and Benefits of Contraceptive Services Estimates for 2012

HIGHLIGHTS June 2012 In 2012, an estimated 645 million women in the developing world were using modern methods— 42 million more than in 2008. About half of this increase was due to population growth. The proportion of married women using… Continue Reading →

Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

The awaited “Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems“, the  second edition of the WHO publication is available online now. Find the pdf document online at: http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/unsafe_abortion/9789241548434/en/ The contents include: CONTENTS Executive summary 1 Process of guideline development 10 Background 10 Methods 10… Continue Reading →

Judgement for women rights : Can’t divorce wife for pushing condom use #FOE

Rosy Sequeira, TNN | May 4, 2012, Planning when to start a family cannot be treated as cruelty, said the Bombay high court on Thursday, upholding the family court’s dismissal of a man’s divorce plea.   MUMBAI: Planning when to start a familycannot… Continue Reading →

Prof. Sarah Hodges on Reproductive Health in colonial India

Prof. Sarah Hodges, University of Warwick, explains her research on “family planning” and reproductive health in colonial India. Her  work  is on the social and cultural history of modern South Asia, specifically the politics of health in colonial and postcolonial… Continue Reading →

Listen Up, Guys: If The Catholic Bishops Win, It’s The End of Sex As You Know It

One of the most stunning things about this whole contraception farce is the number of men who are still sitting this out, on the assumption that this is just another “women’s issue.” They don’t think they’ve got a dog in… Continue Reading →

WHO- contradictions- Gag order on Reproductive Health and Guidance for hormonal contraceptive

Invitees who attended back-to-back World Health Organization (WHO) consultations at the start of February were required to sign confidentiality agreements prohibiting them from talking about the meetings. They had to promise not to divulge anything that was said during the… Continue Reading →

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