Ensuring reproductive rights for all


6 April 2018

"The world needs to open its eyes"

“There was a lot of violence. Armed men abused and killed young girls, even while they were fleeing,” said Felikanko, 44. She was one of more than a million people who escaped the outbreak of conflict in the Democratic...

6 April 2018

From midwife to MP - advancing the rights of women in the Comoros

As a midwife, Hadjira Oumouri, 49, spent years advocating for the health and rights of women. Today, she is the second-ever woman Member of Parliament in the Comoros, and currently the only female MP.

15 March 2018

Pregnant, beaten and locked out of the house at night – a Zambian child bride's nightmare

“I got pregnant when I was 16 years old and in the 9th grade. My mother was very angry and disappointed in me – so much so that she decided to marry me off to the man who impregnated me,” said Mapalo*, 17. But during...

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