In May of 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a policy guidance urging healthcare workers at all levels receive training and engage in impromptu counseling on matters relating to sexuality with both adult and adolescent patients. Its approach raises many concerns for the children it targets, for their families, and for healthcare providers.
One of the heart-wrenching acts of war and terrorism is rape. Women and teens captured by Boko Haram and ISIS, or violated by enemy soldiers, can consequently find themselves pregnant….
New UN guidelines to identify customary international law threaten to unleash a barrage of litigation and judicial activism around the world.
In recent decades, the relatively simple and appealing concept of maternal and child health (MCH) has ballooned into a far broader and more convoluted agenda: sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health, with an unwieldy acronym to match: SRMNCAH.
The letter below from C-Fam president Austin Ruse was sent to Congressional leaders regarding funding for overseas family planning within the FY2016 omnibus spending package. We ask leadership to consider…
Why rapidly expanding acronyms are not the best prescription for global maternal health Earlier this year, the World Health Organization issued a report titled “Strategies toward ending preventable maternal mortality…