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Some of Your SRHR-related Questions Finally Answered during a Global Pandemic

Rewire.news, together with the physician Dr Diana Wu, answered some of the burning questions on access to abortion, and other SRHR-related issues during a pandemic. Read the entire article here.

By | 2020-05-01T12:56:04+00:00 May 1st, 2020|Categories: Personal Stories|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Youth Mental Health during COVID19

Looking for free recourses on mental wellbeing during the pandemic? Teen Talks has you covered! They developed a fantastic free resource on youth mental wellness, that covers self-care suggestions, stress-reduction activities and hotlines for young people based in the Winnipeg area, Canada. You can access the document by clicking […]

By | 2020-04-24T18:55:07+00:00 April 24th, 2020|Categories: Personal Stories|0 Comments

Personal stories of young people living in a fragile and conflict settings

NCPHA Bulgaria and the International Institute for Youth Development PETRI – Sofia designed an Online Manual “Role of Young People in Peacebuilding, Conflict Resolution, and Violent Extremism Prevention” as part of PETRI’s Annual Work Plan for 2017, funded by UNFPA EECARO.

The online manual contains video stories of young people and adolescents […]

By | 2018-05-19T22:43:09+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Personal Stories|0 Comments

Interview with Marina Pisklakova-Parker, founder of ANNA; the National Center for the Prevention of Violence, Russia.

1.ANNA aims to include local communities in its initiatives to prevent violence against women. Can you talk about what this involvement looks like? 

There are several levels of involvement. At this stage educational campaign to promote women’s rights and reduce violence against women operates at two levels: (a) societal and (b) […]

By | 2018-05-19T22:51:44+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Burning Issues|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What it means to face charges for Gay Propaganda in Russia – In Conversation with Evdokia Romanova

 

 

On the 26th of July, 2017, Russian human rights defender and SRHR activist, Evdokia Romanova, received a phone call from a police officer who asked her to come to her local police station in Samara to submit a witness testimony. Evdokia did not recognise the name of the person for […]

5 Top Tips to Use the Frame of Family in SRHR Advocacy

 

Based on the guide
Using family as a frame in social justice activism: A guide for activists and funders in Europe

 

Available free from www.reclaimingfamilyvalues.eu

 

 

The debate on family has been filled by conservative culture warriors, fetishizing a fictional time when a family was understood as a male […]

By | 2018-05-19T22:52:47+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Burning Issues|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Top Tips for Advocates Working on Emergency Contraception

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Melissa Garcia, Technical Adviser,

International Consortium for Emergency Contraception

Cristina Puig Borrás, Coordinator,

European Consortium for Emergency Contraception

 

 

There is the growing recognition that as agents of change, adolescents […]

By | 2018-05-19T22:52:52+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Burning Issues|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

REALITIES ON THE GROUND Interview with a Turkish LGBTQI+ Activist

Following the third consecutive banning of the Istanbul Pride Parade, and the subsequent use of tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse those who defied the ban and continued to march, we decided to speak to Ritsa, a young LGBTQI+ activist living in Istanbul, who is only too aware of […]

By | 2018-05-19T22:53:02+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Burning Issues|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Key Concepts in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

By Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) we mean:

‘the right of all individuals to make decisions concerning their sexual activity and reproduction free from discrimination, coercion, and violence.’[1]

SRHR are interlinked with many other fundamental human rights, for example:

The Right to Health

 

Health is recognised as a human right […]