Category: SRH Watch

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 • […]

Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation Key facts • Female genital mutilation (FGM) involves the partial or total removal of external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical […]

The Health of Adolescents

The Health of Adolescents Adolescence is the phase of life between childhood and adulthood, from ages 10 to 19. It is a unique stage of human development and an important […]

Sexual health

    Sexual health Sexual health is fundamental to the overall health and well-being of individuals, couples and families, and to the social and economic development of communities and countries. […]