#Sexual and Reproductive Health

  • Article: COVID-19 Threatens Kenya’s Goal to End Female Genital Mutilation by 2022

    COVID-19 Threatens Kenya’s Goal to End Female Genital Mutilation by 2022

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 18, 2020

    School closures have reportedly led to “mass cuttings” involving hundreds of girls. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Lockdowns in Somalia Are Putting More Girls in Danger of Child Marriage and FGM

    COVID-19 Lockdowns in Somalia Are Putting More Girls in Danger of Child Marriage and FGM

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 27, 2020

    School closures, economic vulnerability, and increasing poverty are some contributing factors. Read more

  • Article: 5 Activists Leading the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

    5 Activists Leading the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 5, 2020

    Some 3 million girls in Africa risk undergoing FGM every year. Read more

  • Article: 5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya’s President in ICPD speech

    5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya’s President in ICPD speech

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 14, 2019

    Global Citizen's at the International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 11, 2019

    Here’s what you need to know about the International Conference on Population and Development. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 6, 2019

    It comes after thousands of Global Citizens took action so that #SheCanPlan. Read more

  • Article: Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion to Be Legal in Northern Ireland for the First Time

    Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion to Be Legal in Northern Ireland for the First Time

    By Daniele Selby  and  James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 22, 2019

    It’s a truly historic moment. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is Changing Health Education in Nepal So Girls Can Take Charge of Their Lives

    This Activist Is Changing Health Education in Nepal So Girls Can Take Charge of Their Lives

    By Gabrielle Deonath  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 30, 2019

    Activist Sabina Pokhrel challenges traditional views on menstruation, contraception, and sex. Read more