Category: SRH Watch

Adolescent pregnancy: Key facts

At least 10 million unintended pregnancies occur each year among adolescent girls aged 15–19 years in the developing world. Complications during pregnancy and childbirth are the leading cause of death […]

Maternal Health: Why do women die?

Women die as a result of complications during and following pregnancy and childbirth. Most of these complications develop during pregnancy and most are preventable or treatable. Other complications may exist […]

Maternal Health

Where do maternal deaths occur? The high number of maternal deaths in some areas of the world reflects inequalities in access to quality health services and highlights the gap between […]


FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION Long-term complications • urinary problems (painful urination, urinary tract infections); • vaginal problems (discharge, itching, bacterial vaginosis and other infections • menstrual problems (painful menstruations, difficulty in […]

Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation Immediate complications • severe pain • excessive bleeding (haemorrhage) • genital tissue swelling • fever • infections e.g., tetanus • urinary problems • wound healing problems • […]