Over the course of the last century, and perhaps most acutely within the last decade or two, we have seen a radical shift in the general attitude that people have towards death and funerals. There are a number of contributing factors at play, but a big piece of the puzzle […]
LGBTI+ communities are one of the most underrepresented communities in the Balkan’s health, social, political and legal framework. This has also been confirmed by the latest Rainbow Europe report, an annual tool which ranks LGBTI+ equality laws and policies where Macedonia has been ranked 43rd out of 49 countries (ILGA-Europe, 2018).
Nowadays, we can see that there are many youth-led and youth-serving organizations working extensively on improving the lives of the young people across countries. These organizations, youth leaders, advocates, as well as state institutions are supporting and advocating in the field of youth civic engagement, youth participation in policy-making, youth […]
According to Advocates for Youth, sexuality education began when western countries faced an increase in teenage pregnancies. Years later, particularly in African countries, the outbreak of AIDS/HIV sparked the importance of sexuality education. While the beginning of sexuality […]
Postpartum is the period after childbirth during which the mother’s body, including hormone levels, returns to a non-pregnant state. Women’s vulnerability is at its peak during this period and can last for around 40 days from the first hour of delivery. […]
Safe abortion provision is a public health issue that has been a controversial subject in many countries. In most of these countries, religious, cultural or social beliefs hindered access to safe abortions. According to the Guttmacher Institute and World Health Organization (WHO), 56 million induced abortions took place annually in […]