Sexual/reproductive rights & health

On March 28, the very first doctor in India was sentenced to two years in prison for violating the Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques Act. In the 11 years since the Act was enacted, why have lawbreakers got away?
Les cas de fistule ne sont pas toujours signalés, selon les médecins du Burkina Faso, qui lancent actuellement un nouveau projet visant à opérer gratuitement les femmes souffrant de fistule.
Le Parlement égyptien a voté une loi faisant de l’excision un crime punissable de 2 mois de prison ou d'une amende de 600 euros, sauf en cas de « nécessité médicale ». Une dérogation qui pourrait amoindrir la portée de cette loi.
Muslim leaders in Kenya's North Eastern Province have resolved to campaign against the promotion of condoms as a means of preventing HIV.
In 2008 the WGNRR Regional consultation meeting in Africa will be linked to the AWID Forum.
Kit utilitaire pour l’action [Understanding and Challenging HIV Stigma : Toolkit for Action] - par Ross Kidd, Sue Clay, Chipo Chiiya, et Mutale Chonta.
Only when Tajikistan breaks down the walls of silence and prejudice surrounding HIV/AIDS can it hope to slow infection rates.
"According to the Buddhist Leadership Initiative, almost 30 percent of monks in China, Cambodia and Laos have received training on HIV & AIDS."
The most recent figures from Liverpool maternity services identified 237 women with FGM in three years.
Sylvia Estrada-Claudio discusses the policy of banning "artificial contraceptives" in Manila's public health facilities, in terms of human rights, the rule of law, and the politicization of religion.
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