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The Atlantic: ‘She’s Not a Woman. She Doesn’t Have a Child.’ (Szynol, 2/13). Devex: Disability inclusive health care has mountains to climb (Rogers, 2/13). Inter Press Service: How Devastating is Climate Change for World Peace & Security? (Deen, 2/13). IRIN: Briefing: How the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh is changing (Loy,…

Providing Access To Family Planning Services In Conflict Settings Critical

Devex: Opinion: For women in conflict settings, family planning services are often first to go Ashraf Fouad, country director of DKT Egypt “…It’s every woman’s right to choose when and if to have children. … Often, in times of conflict, the right or ability to access family planning is one…

Human Trafficking Both Human Rights Issue, Security Challenge

Washington Post: Human trafficking isn’t just morally repugnant. It’s also a security threat. Jamille Bigio, senior fellow, and Rachel Vogelstein, Douglas Dillon senior fellow and director, both in the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations “…Every year, tens of thousands of Nigerians are trafficked, primarily…

Research Examines GBV, Sexual Exploitation Of Women In DRC Amid Ebola Outbreak; Media Outlets Continue To Cover Outbreak’s Impact On Children

The Guardian: Ebola vaccine offered in exchange for sex, say women in Congo “An unparalleled Ebola vaccination programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has become engulfed in allegations of impropriety, amid claims that women are being asked for sexual favours in exchange for treatment. Research by several NGOs…

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…

More News In Global Health

Axios: How other countries set their drug prices (Owens, 2/11). BBC News: Yemen war: Grain stores in Hudaydah ‘at risk of rotting’ (2/11). The BMJ: Two TB survivors challenge Janssen’s new bedaquiline patent in India (2/11). Forbes: All Talks And No Action: The UN Struggles To Lead By Example On…

UNICEF Highlights 10 Facts About Child Brides, Why Practice Should End

UNICEF: Fast Facts: 10 facts illustrating why we must #EndChildMarriage “Globally, one in five women were married before their 18th birthday. … While the prevalence of child marriage is decreasing globally, in many places, progress on ending this practice remains too slow. In order to finally end this practice by…

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