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Past Events

11 July 2020 - 11 July 2020

Global

World Population Day

The COVID-19 crisis has taken a staggering toll on people, communities and economy in Nepal. Supply chains are being disrupted, impacting the availability of contraceptives and heightening the risk of unintended pregnancy. As the country is on protracted lockdown and health systems struggle to cope, sexual and reproductive health services are being sidelined, reproductive rights of people are compromised and gender-based violence is on the rise.

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23 May 2020 - 23 May 2020

Global

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. The condition typically leaves women incontinent, as well as subject to infections or other health conditions. Women with fistula are often shunned by their communities.

Yet the condition is almost entirely preventable. Its persistence is a sign of global inequality and an indication that health systems are failing to protect the health and human rights of the poorest and most vulnerable women and girls.

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8 March 2020 - 8 March 2020

Global

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on 8 March, is dedicated to reflecting on the achievements of ordinary women who have made an extraordinary impact in their countries and communities, and to celebrate the contributions of women all around the world. The theme for this year's International Women's Day is “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”.

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