NEWSROOM / RHM News

NEWSROOM / RHM News

World Aids Day: Eliminating stigma and discrimination

1 December, 2018

In commemoration of the 30th  Anniversary of World AIDS Day, RHM welcomes the news that a Global Partnership for Action to Eliminate All Forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination will be launched on December 10 – Human Rights Day 2018 – and commits to publish and promote research which contributes to the elimination of stigma […]

Editorial: Abortion in Poland: politics, progression and regression

13 May, 2018

“Even after years of liberal and socially accepted legislation, Poland illustrates how the issue of abortion and legal restrictions can repeatedly resurface. In 1932, Poland was the second country in the world after the Soviet Union, which legalised abortion if there was danger to the life or health of the woman, incest or rape.” Source: […]

Humanitarian crises: advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights

25 December, 2017

Reproductive Health Matters is pleased to present its latest journal issue Humanitarian crises: advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights All articles are available open access via our journal website: www.rhmjournal.org TABLE OF CONTENTS EDITORIAL: Care with dignity in humanitarian crises: ensuring sexual and reproductive health and rights of displaced populations Monica Onyango, Shirin Heidari […]

Director’s End of Year Message

21 December, 2017

Time flies! It is hard to believe that already a year has passed since I wrote my blog summarising 2016. It is time to review 2017. This year started with dismaying news for the SRHR movement: the re-enactment of the Global Gag Rule, a backward policy that will have far-reaching consequences for many people around […]

Gendered bodies and reproduction in the Arab countries and Turkey

9 November, 2017

RHM is pleased to present its latest journal supplement, “Gendered bodies and reproduction in the Arab countries and Turkey”. TABLE of CONTENTS Editorial: Gendered bodies and reproduction in the Arab countries and Turkey  Jocelyn DeJong and Shirin Heidari Health research in a turbulent region: the Reproductive Health Working Group Jocelyn DeJong, Huda Zurayk, Cynthia Myntti […]

Contextualising Populism and its Effects on SRHR

6 November, 2017

On September 27th, RHM's Director, Dr Shirin Heidari, participated in the panel discussion "Contextualising Populism and its Effects on SRHR" during the 2017 EuroNGOs Conference in Brussels, Belgium, where she talked about the causes and consequences of rising right-wing populism, particularly in Europe, and discussed the political implications for SRHR. 

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