Search Results for Tag: women’s health
A tide of #MeToo testimonies about painful gynaecological procedures and abusive medical staff is rippling across the Balkans, where women are breaking taboos in patriarchal societies to share their traumatic hospital experiences.
Date04.01.2019 | 9:50
Tags#MeToo, anaesthesiology, Break the Silence, Croatia, Daniela Drandic, gynaecological interventions, Natural Birth NGO, RODA, women's health, women's rights
Widely perceived as a Hindu spiritual practice, yoga was not officially permitted for decades in Saudi Arabia, the cradle of Islam where all non-Muslim worship is banned. But last November the kingdom finally recognised yoga as a sport, despite the risk of hardline opposition.
Date08.12.2018 | 13:29
Abortion? Until now the issue has become a controversy. WHO notes, every year, there are around 50 million cases of abortion in the world. In Bandung, Indonesia, there is a house that accommodates prospective mothers who are unwillingly pregnant. The place is called Rumah RUTH or House of RUTH.
Date02.12.2018 | 15:29
Tagsabortion, Bandung, BKKBN, children's rights, House of RUTH, Indonesia, Pregnancy, pregnancy and childbirth, rape, Rumah RUTH, unwanted pregnancy, women's health, women's rights
Less than half of the more than 25,000 cases that go to labs each year are processed, while 20 percent of lab reports do not hold up in court due to contaminated evidence
Date24.08.2018 | 14:50
TagsDNA, Enfold Proactive Health Trust, India, New Delhi, rape, sexual assault, women's health, women's rights
Slavery may be banned worldwide, but the practice continues to this day. In Germany, instances of forced prostitution and labor exploitation have fueled debate about what contributes to slavery and how it can be stopped.
Date24.08.2018 | 13:57
Tagsafrica, asia, Germany, Human trafficking, modern slavery, Nigeria, prostitution, sex worker, Thailand, women's health, women's rights
Supershe island houses a retreat where women can focus on rejuvenating and connecting with other women, learning from each other and empowering each other – it is a space dedicated to women by a woman.
Date08.08.2018 | 12:52
Tagsfreedom, Kristina Roth, naysayers, Roma Rajpal Weiß, Supershe, Supershe Island, women's health, women's rights
As the escalating conflict puts medical care out of reach in a country with one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates.
Date06.08.2018 | 15:53
TagsHodeidah, maternal deaths, maternal mortality, Pregnancy, UNFPA, women's health, women's rights, Yemen