In the words of Janet Jackson, circa 1986, “It’s the pleasure principle!” Yet, those of us working to advance the sexual and reproductive rights of adolescent girls often forget this and are reluctant to talk about pleasure.
As we look to the future, the women’s movement needs to capitalize on the platform provided by conferences like Women Deliver and focus its attention on discussions of gender and power.
For those of us in the field of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE), there are universal challenges. Not least of these challenges is collecting data to determine the effectiveness of our programs through an evaluation.
2015 was a momentous year for women—a year of impressive achievements but also extreme hardship. Here are our highlights for 2015.
Guest blogger Neha Mankani of Aahung in Pakistan explores both the difficulties in evaluating the impact of comprehensive sexuality education programs and some unique and creative strategies.
Why does abortion stigma matter? Because it is a barrier to abortion both in countries where abortion is legally accessible and countries where it is legally restricted. Both those accessing abortion services as well as abortion providers may experience stigma.