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World Aids Day: Eliminating stigma and discrimination

1 December, 2018

In commemoration of the 30th  Anniversary of World AIDS Day, RHM welcomes the news that a Global Partnership for Action to Eliminate All Forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination will be launched on December 10 – Human Rights Day 2018 – and commits to publish and promote research which contributes to the elimination of stigma […]

Editorial: Abortion in Poland: politics, progression and regression

13 May, 2018

“Even after years of liberal and socially accepted legislation, Poland illustrates how the issue of abortion and legal restrictions can repeatedly resurface. In 1932, Poland was the second country in the world after the Soviet Union, which legalised abortion if there was danger to the life or health of the woman, incest or rape.” Source: […]

Humanitarian crises: advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights

25 December, 2017

Reproductive Health Matters is pleased to present its latest journal issue Humanitarian crises: advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights All articles are available open access via our journal website: www.rhmjournal.org TABLE OF CONTENTS EDITORIAL: Care with dignity in humanitarian crises: ensuring sexual and reproductive health and rights of displaced populations Monica Onyango, Shirin Heidari […]

Director’s End of Year Message

21 December, 2017

Time flies! It is hard to believe that already a year has passed since I wrote my blog summarising 2016. It is time to review 2017. This year started with dismaying news for the SRHR movement: the re-enactment of the Global Gag Rule, a backward policy that will have far-reaching consequences for many people around […]

Gendered bodies and reproduction in the Arab countries and Turkey

9 November, 2017

RHM is pleased to present its latest journal supplement, “Gendered bodies and reproduction in the Arab countries and Turkey”. TABLE of CONTENTS Editorial: Gendered bodies and reproduction in the Arab countries and Turkey  Jocelyn DeJong and Shirin Heidari Health research in a turbulent region: the Reproductive Health Working Group Jocelyn DeJong, Huda Zurayk, Cynthia Myntti […]

Reproductive Health Matters Congratulates Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his appointment as the new WHO Director-General

26 May, 2017

RHM would like to extend our congratulations to Dr. Tedros on his appointment as the new Director-General of the World Health Organization. We note with support Dr. Tedros’ commitment to ensuring that the well-being of women, children and adolescents is placed at the centre of global health and development. Further, we urge Dr. Tedros to […]

End of Year Message from the Director

28 December, 2016

2016 has been a turbulent year, with conservative forces gaining ground and causing women growing anxiety over lingering threats to their reproductive rights. The year also offered a few occasions for celebration: we joined in solidarity with our Polish sisters when they succeeded in stopping a proposed law which, if passed, would have made all […]

The tip of the iceberg – intimate partner homicide

8 December, 2016

Heidi Stöckl is a lecturer in social epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Associate Editor at Reproductive Health Matters. A video interview with the author is now available online. Anna V was 36 years old when she and her seven-year old son Anton were murdered by her ex-partner and father of their […]

Addressing violence against women as a barrier to SRHR

22 June, 2016

RHM participated in and co-sponsored a panel discussion, alongside United Nations Population Fund, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and member states Canada, Sweden, and Uruguay, organised by the World Health Organization’s Department of Reproductive Health and Research, during the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva in June 2016.

Reproductive Health Matters Congratulates Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his appointment as the new WHO Director-General 2

29 November, 2010

RHM would like to extend our congratulations to Dr. Tedros on his appointment as the new Director-General of the World Health Organization. We note with support Dr. Tedros’ commitment to ensuring that the well-being of women, children and adolescents is placed at the centre of global health and development. Further, we urge Dr. Tedros to […]

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