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Thanks To Lack Of Education, Young Indian Girls Are Unaware Of Their Sexual And Reproductive Rights

The issue of reproductive health and sexual rights of adolescent boys and girls, under-age marriage, and adolescent pregnancy within and outside marriage remains a policy blind-spot in India. This is in spite of the fact that multiple surveys have highlighted the prevalence of child marriage and early pregnancy in India (Hyperlink Part 1 of the […]

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Why India Ranks As One Of The Highest In The Number Of Reported Adolescent Pregnancies

“How old are you? What is your age?” I asked Babita (name changed), a young girl breastfeeding her two-month-old daughter. “What do you mean by age?”, her sunken eyes looked puzzled. Realising we don’t share the same references to time, I reword my question, “How many years ago did you start menstruating?” “Two-three years ago,” […]

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320,000 Children In Rohingya Refugee Camps Threatened By Water-Borne Diseases

Nearly 590,00 Rohingya refugees have been admitted to camps in Bangladesh and 320,00 refugee children among them are threatened by water-borne diseases and desperate living conditions, a United Nations spokesman said Friday. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that 589,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State since alleged retaliation following […]

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320,000 Children In Rohingya Refugee Camps Threatened By Water-Borne Diseases

Nearly 590,00 Rohingya refugees have been admitted to camps in Bangladesh and 320,00 refugee children among them are threatened by water-borne diseases and desperate living conditions, a United Nations spokesman said Friday. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that 589,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State since alleged retaliation following […]