Posts tagged "world health organization"

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 10, 2015

Getting Safe Condoms On The Shelf Is A Long, Hard Process

Good golly, does it take a lot for a condom to get on the market. According to this infographic from AccessRH, the process for condom factories to apply for pre-qualification from the United Nations Populations Fund and the World Health Organization can take 3-12 months, the ordering process takes another 1-8 weeks, production of…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 2, 2014

What’s The #1 Cause Of Death Of Women Around The Globe?

Ask an American to name the leading cause of death for child-bearing women across the globe and I reckon he or she might say "heart disease," "breast cancer" or maybe even car accidents. After all, those are some of the greatest killers for American women, ones we are warned to be aware of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 11, 2009