Search Results for Tag: Save the Children
Mother’s Day – Not always a cause for celebration
The second Sunday in May is Mother’s Day in many countries. The feminist Ann Jarvis initiated it in the US in 1907 to honor her mother. But being a mom is a risk for many women all over the world.
Date12.05.2018 | 14:31
TagsAfghanistan, africa, China, East Africa, Education, malnutrition, mother, Mothers Index, poverty, Save the Children
Talking about Safe Sex with Teens
Pooja Behara (name changed), 16, would probably have never realised that she was suffering from a sexually transmitted disease (STD) had Sabita Buta, a counsellor with a local non government organisation, not come into her cramped slum in Bhubaneswar, the state capital of Odisha, to talk to the adolescent children about HIV/AIDS and the importance of safe sex, sometime early last year.
Date20.02.2015 | 14:38
TagsBhubaneswar, HIV/AIDS, India, Rakhi Ghosh, RSSO, Ruchika Social Service Organisation, safe sex, Save the Children, sexually transmitted disease, sexually transmitted infections, STD, STI, The Red Ribbon Friends, Women's feature service