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#Sexual violence as a weapon of #war: why the #Nobel Prize for Peace matters

For ordinary women and men, peace is vital – as essential as air itself. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, the recipients of the Nobel Peace…

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Kenya’s Marie Stopes ban may drive more women to unsafe abortions

Restrictive laws mean that women resort to unsafe means. jbdodane/Flickr Michael Mutua, African Population and Health Research Center The Kenyan Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board has…

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Self-testing: a potentially powerful tool for fighting #HIV

The theme for World Aids Day is “know your status”. EPA Joel Msafiri Francis, University of the Witwatersrand #WorldAIDSDay2018 #SelfTesting #SelfAwareness In recent years, more emphasis…

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7 things you should really know about having #sex in water

Having #sex in water comes with some #health risks. Underwater sex sounds pretty epic, right? I mean, there are so many hot, iconic movie scenes…

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Tanzanian president bluntly attacks contraception, saying high birth rates are good for economy

#Tanzania was one of the first sub-Saharan African nations to embrace family planning as a national development priority. US Air Force, CC BY-SA Kristen Carey, Boston…

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Time to stop being coy about sex – and give young people the truth

By: Lola Okolosie The government’s draft curriculum on #sex education falls short on #LGBT experiences, #sexual violence and pornography I had just turned 11 when Salt-N-Pepa…

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