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Long-term mental effects of FGM not addressed enough

Long-term mental effects of FGM not addressed enough

Long-term mental effects of FGM not addressed enough Adolescent girls and young women find it difficult to seek help when they experience traumatic situations. This makes them suffer in silence as a result of fear, shame, ...

Slum women, girls lack sexual rights

Slum women, girls lack sexual rights

Slum women, girls lack sexual rights Sponsors visit slum mothers, give them Sh500 in exchange for their daughters, says meeting convenor Dr Uwemedimo Uko Esiet, convener of African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights sa...

Let cities be liveable for women, girls in slums

Let cities be liveable for women, girls in slums

UWEMEDIMO: Let cities be liveable for women, girls in slums Tuesday February 11 2020 In Summary The global urban population is growing at an annual average rate of 1.7 per cent; Africa's numbers are estimated to grow by 90...

The Vaginal Speculum Gets a Long-Awaited Redesign

The Vaginal Speculum Gets a Long-Awaited Redesign

The Vaginal Speculum Gets a Long-Awaited Redesign If you've ever gotten a pelvic exam, you're all too familiar with the "scooch moment" and the eerie sound of snapping plastic. That dreaded sound comes from a long-standing...

Ugandan First Lady hesitant on reusable pads for students

Ugandan First Lady hesitant on reusable pads for students

First Lady hesitant on reusable pads for students The education minister said there is not yet enough money for the needed national project adding that such a project much be well-funded to sustain it. The education minist...