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Burkina girls in hospital after FGM

18 Sep 2018

Burkina girls in hospital after FGM

Burkina girls in hospital after botched cut By BBC: Around 50 girls have been hospitalised in Burkina Faso following botched circumcisions, or female genital mutilation (FGM), BBC Afrique reports. Some of the girls are as ...

Mauritania: Rape Survivors at Risk

14 Sep 2018

Mauritania: Rape Survivors at Risk

Mauritania: Rape Survivors at Risk - Transafricaradio (Nouakchott) - The criminalisation of sexual relations outside marriage in Mauritania puts rape survivors at risk, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. T...

Unsafe abortions haunt women in Malawi

12 Sep 2018

Unsafe abortions haunt women in Malawi

Unsafe abortions haunt women in Malawi Severe restriction of abortion does not reduce abortion rates, but instead it just affects the safety of the procedure. JOSEPH MWALE writes in The Nation Newspaper Just four months af...

End birth control, says Tanzania’s leader

11 Sep 2018

End birth control, says Tanzania’s leader

End birth control, says Tanzania's leader Tanzania's President John Magufuli has urged women to stop taking birth control pills, saying the country needs more people. "Women can now give up contraceptive methods," Mr Maguf...

Supreme Court of India decriminalises gay sex

07 Sep 2018

Supreme Court of India decriminalises gay sex

Section 377 Verdict live updates: Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex - The Times of India A five-judge Supreme Court bench by unanimous decision today decriminalised Section 377 making gay sex legal. Stay with TOI for li...

Only one SA province has developed a HIV and TB plan

21 Aug 2018

Only one SA province has developed a HIV and TB plan

Only one SA province has developed a HIV and TB plan - Medical Brief Almost a year after South Africa tasked provinces with developing HIV and TB plans, a Bhekisisa report says only the Free State has a finalised strategy....