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Devex: In the era of #AidToo, global health is short on sexual harassment policies (Ravelo, 3/7). Devex: Achieving UHC in Africa requires support for most vulnerable, experts say (Roby, 3/7). IRIN: Q&A: How churches are leading the way in helping migrants with HIV (Dupraz-Dobias, 3/7). NBC News: This African nation…

More News In Global Health

BBC News: Why Chinese mothers turned away from C-sections (Owen/Razak, 3/2). BBC News: Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh will no longer take in Myanmar refugees (3/1). BBC News: Kifafa: The mystery of East Africa’s ‘nodding disease’ (Gorvett, 2/28). Bloomberg: Smaller Countries Are Becoming the Healthiest (Blenford, 3/3). Bloomberg: The Bleak and Scary…

IntraHealth Blog Post Features Interview With Family Planning Youth Ambassador Working On Sexual, Reproductive Health Education In Niger

IntraHealth International’s “VITAL”: This Nigerien Med Student Has a Plan to Tackle Family Planning Taboo Carol Bales, advocacy and policy communications manager at IntraHealth International, highlights an interview with Mariama Abdou Gado, a family planning youth ambassador who works with young religious leaders in Niger to integrate sexual and reproductive…

Indonesia’s Sexual Violence Bill Faces Opposition From Conservative Groups

VOA News: Indonesian Sexual Violence Bill Faces Religious Opposition “Indonesia’s landmark sexual violence bill, which advocates say would be the first legal basis for cases of sexual abuse in the country, is facing opposition from conservative groups, putting its passage in doubt. … The sexual violence bill is considered to…

Nepal’s Local Governments Take Steps To Enforce Ban On ‘Period Huts’

The Guardian: Destroy ‘period huts’ or forget state support: Nepal moves to end practice “…The withdrawal of state support services is one of the penalties being brought into force as the country tries to tackle chhaupadi, which was banned by the supreme court in 2005 and criminalized by the government…