Menstrual Disposal, Waste Management & Laundering in Emergencies

Globally, there is increasing attention towards incorporating menstrual hygiene management (MHM) into humanitarian response. However, in the majority of emergencies, the distribution of menstrual materials by response actors to adolescent girls … Read More »

Adding It Up: Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2019

Authors: Elizabeth Sully,Ann Biddlecom,Jacqueline E. Darroch,Taylor Riley,Lori S. Ashford,Naomi Lince-Deroche,Lauren FiresteinandRachel Murro This report examines the need for, impact of and cost of fully investing in sexual and reproductive health care—services … Read More »

The Incidence of Menstrual Regulation Procedures And Abortion in Bangladesh, 2010

Authors: Susheela Singh,Guttmacher Institute Altaf Hossain,Association for Prevention of Septic Abortion Isaac Maddow-Zimet,Guttmacher Institute Hadayeat Ullah Bhuiyan,Association for Prevention of Septic Abortion Michael Vlassoff,Guttmacher Institute Rubina Hussain,Guttmacher Institute CONTEXT Bangladesh is … Read More »

The Incidence of Menstrual Regulation Procedures and Abortion in Bangladesh, 2014

Authors: Susheela Singh,Guttmacher Institute Altaf Hossain,Association for Prevention of Septic Abortion Isaac Maddow-Zimet,Guttmacher Institute Michael Vlassoff,Guttmacher Institute Hadayeat Ullah Bhuiyan,Association for Prevention of Septic Abortion Meghan Ingerick CONTEXT Menstrual regulation (MR) … Read More »

TALKING ABOUT RAPE: 10 Telling Quotes from Reported Judgments

Author: Taqbir Huda Published by BLAST (Bangladesh Legal Aid Services and Trust) This booklet compiles ten quotations from judgments of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh in … Read More »

State of the World Population Report 2020

The act that harms and violates a girl’s body is the only start of a cascade of harms Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are subjected to … Read More »

Close to Contagion: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Displaced and Refugee Girls and Young Women

The concern about an outbreak of COVID-19 in the camps cannot be overstated. The pandemic has consequences for everyone, but some groups are particularly vulnerable. Evidence shows that the impact of … Read More »

Key Messaging: Protecting Her Right to Decide During Covid-19

This document contains SheDecides’ key messaging on Covid-19 and its impact on her right to decide. Its aim is to create a unified voice on bodily autonomy in the context of … Read More »

Marketing of breast milk substitutes: national implementation of the international code, status report 2020

This report provides updated information on the status of implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes and subsequent relevant World Health Assembly (WHA) resolutions (“the Code”) in countries. It … Read More »

Policy Review: Breaking the Taboo: Menstruation in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, menstrual hygiene is a taboo and heavily stigmatised subject to be discussed openly in public or even in the family. Taboo and misconceptions associated with menstruation cause women and … Read More »