#women's health

  • 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

  • Article: Somaliland Is Working to End FGM, One Village at a Time

    Somaliland Is Working to End FGM, One Village at a Time

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 29, 2019

    Nearly all women ages 15 to 49 are thought to have undergone the procedure in Somaliland. Read more

  • Article: Cervical Cancer Could Basically Be Eliminated by 2100: Report

    Cervical Cancer Could Basically Be Eliminated by 2100: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 22, 2019

    Cervical cancer kills more than 300,000 women every year. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 19, 2018

    At least 60 women have joined a lawsuit alleging they were forced to have their tubes tied. Read more

  • Article: The GFF: Behind the Global Plan to Get Every Child a Chance at a Healthy Life

    The GFF: Behind the Global Plan to Get Every Child a Chance at a Healthy Life

    By Erica SanchezDiana Duong  and  Jana Sepehr|Aug. 22, 2018

    The GFF was launched to help countries transform their health systems and end preventable deaths. Read more

  • Article: Why We Need a Development Approach That Prioritizes Gender Equality and Better Health
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    Why We Need a Development Approach That Prioritizes Gender Equality and Better Health

    By Mariam Claeson|July 6, 2018

    We can put a stop to preventable deaths. Read more

  • Article: Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax

    Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax

    June 18, 2018

    The bill would recategorize tampons from non-essential "luxury" items to essential health products. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Less Likely to Receive CPR from Bystanders Than Men

    Women Are Less Likely to Receive CPR from Bystanders Than Men

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 14, 2017

    A closer look at how biases can be life-threatening. Read more