India has made substantial progress in the last eight years according to a recent report published by organisation Family Planning 2020, which found that now more than 139 million Indian women and girls used modern contraceptives. “Access to [family planning] is fundamental to the success of the [Sustainable Development Goals],” FP2020 – “a global partnership […]
For marginalised communities, the COVID-19 pandemic is a period of great uncertainty and even greater stigmatisation according to Ashok Row Kavi. Kerean Watts, editor of Health Issues India, speaks to the veteran journalist and prominent LGBTQ+ rights activist on these issues and more. Ashok earlier featured on our ‘PandemiCast’ episode focusing on sexual and reproductive […]
For some, herpes is a badge of shame. However, there is no need for this to be the case. Herpes, in fact, is relatively common. Globally, there are billions of people living with the diseases according to research by the University of Bristol, the World Health Organization (WHO), and Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar. Herpes refers to […]
The sixth edition of our weekly video podcast PandemiCast can be viewed here. This week, we discuss sexual and reproductive health (SRHR). Our panellists – Sara Seimes, Mona Bormet and Ashok Row Kavi – look at how coronavirus affects SRHR issues. Mark Chataway moderates. To watch the other editions of PandemiCast, click here.