Child Marriage in Humanitarian Settings in South Asia – Study Results from Bangladesh and Nepal

In South Asia there are an estimated 285 million child brides. 59% of women aged 20–24 in Bangladesh were married under the age of 18, 40% in Nepal and 27% in … Read More »

A systematic analysis of the effects of Child Marriage on SRHR in times of Climate Change and COVID-19

With an increasing trend of child marriage observed in recent statistics in Bangladesh, it is not only the pandemic and its multifaceted impacts, but the impacts of climate change that have … Read More »

IPPF Position Paper: The Climate Crisis and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

As a major healthcare provider and advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights, International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is committed to supporting communities to adapt to the effects of the … Read More »


Bodily autonomy is a human right. However, half the women is our current world are deprived of rights over their own body. Violations include rape, forced sterilization, virginity testing, female genital … Read More »

Bangladesh Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Survey 2019-20

The Bangladesh Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Survey (BAHWS) 2019-20 is the first nationally representative survey of 15-19 year old adolescents in Bangladesh to comprehensively describe their health and wellness status. The … Read More »

UNFPA Launches Report on Young People and the Law: 2020 update

The UNFPA has launched a report highlighting recent legal and policy trends and developments affecting the SRHR of young people in Asia and the Pacific. It is titled as “Young People … Read More »

Addressing male sexual and reproductive health in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak

Purpose The COVID-19 pandemic, represents an unprecedented challenge for healthcare. COVID-19 features a state of hyperinflammation resulting in a “cytokine storm”, which leads to severe complications, such as the development of … Read More »

Centring sexual and reproductive health and justice in the global COVID-19 response

Global responses to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic are converging with pervasive, existing sexual and reproductive health and justice inequities to disproportionately impact the health, wellbeing, and economic stability of … Read More »

From Bad to Worse: The COVID-19 Pandemic Risks Further Undermining Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Many Countries

Authors: Sophia Sadinsky,Guttmacher Institute Alan Jarandilla Nuñez,International Youth Alliance for Family Planning Sandra Nabulega,International Youth Alliance for Family Planning Taylor Riley,Guttmacher Institute Zara Ahmed,Guttmacher Institute Elizabeth Sully,Guttmacher Institute Even before the … Read More »

Child Marriage and Other Harmful Practices

This study looks at the different forms that child marriage takes in South Asia and further looks at how these variations in child marriage practices are linked to other harmful practices. … Read More »