What population summit means for women's rights

For many victims of gender-based violence, the ICDP’s programme of action offers a lifeline. They can only hope that stakeholders will fully implement it

In Summary

• Beneath the controversy around the International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi are serious issues concerning women 

• ICPD is agitating for zero unmet needs for family planning information and services, zero preventable maternal deaths and GBV and zero harmful practices against girls and women

Scenario one: Defiled by a relative at the age of eight, discovering she was HIV positive at the prime of her life at 18, engaging in prostitution, getting pregnant and later becoming a club ...

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