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APPC Mid-Term Review: Recommendations from Asia Regional Dialogue
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Published in 2018
This is the Nepali translation of the Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Rights: Nepal. For the English version, click here. Nepal is a land-locked country located at the foothills of the Himalayas. The country is bordered by India to the east, south, west, and China to the north. Nepal is rectangular […]
The practice of child marriage in Malaysia enjoys a status of legality with registration of marriages involving those below 18 sanctioned explicitly and given exceptions under Islamic and civil laws. According to the 2010 Population and Housing Census, there were 152,835 persons aged 15-19 in a marriage, and unlike in some countries where the practice […]
Women Speak out About Religion and Rights is a compilation of personal stories by and from ten brave women. They have stood up against patriarchy and rigid interpretations of religion to reclaim their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). Read on or listen in to our podcasts below to know about their tales of fortitude […]
India continues to be the second most populous country in the world with a population of 1210 million; 623.7 million males and 586.5 million females as on 1st March 2011. Unlike in previous decades, there has been a significant decline in population growth rate in the last decade. The decadal growth rate has declined from […]
The current paper is the Indonesian translation of the Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRR), which looks at the challenges and issues on rights to access to SRH services, including contraception, comprehensive sexuality education, and legality of abortion amidst the diverse cultural and geographical background of the archipelago country.
Published in 2017
The current paper explores the concept of “Bodily Integrity” for young Egyptian women and men primarily within the family system and the effect of religious fundamentalism and social conservatism discourse that seeks to limit the control of young women and men over their bodies and rarely hold parents accountable for harmful practices. Due to traditional […]
This study focuses on the impact of child marriage and the actors that enables the practice, mainly the religious actors who uses their religious interpretations as justification. The complex interweaving of culture and religion in Indonesia further muddles the situation, enabling the larger conservative Islamic groups to preserve the law that stipulates the minimum age […]
Child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM), otherwise commonly known as “child marriage”, has been a contentious subject for many, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. All of the things CEFM represents – lack of free, full, and informed consent, limitation of bodily integrity and the enjoyment of childhood – has long been part and parcel of […]
Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) opens the door for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) agenda to move forward on the global stage; in line with recent developments, this edition provides an up-to-date primer on universal access to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and universality of Sexual and Reproductive Rights (SRR); […]
This Call for Action publication contains key data and statistics on Mongolia such as the quantification of gender inequality, work force participation, female representation in politics and decision-making, the MDGs implementation, and SRHR indicators. The publication also contains much of the targets and indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), means of implementation, financing methods […]