The fear and despair that my closest friends felt after the 2016 presidential election didn’t hit me right away. I hugged my colleagues and friends tight throughout the day on November 9.
Major international women’s health networks are readying for a battle against the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, which they fear will seek to block support for women’s reproductive rights worldwide.
According to official statistics, 600,000 new pregnancies occur every year in Peru; 57% of which are unplanned and unwanted, often the result of sexual violence. As a result, more than 370,000 clandestine abortions are carried out every year.
A change has emerged in the interpretation of government obligations on Gender Based Violence (GBV).