June 9, 2021My Body My Choice: We will only achieve gender equality when every woman and girl has the right to decide
News & Updates
June 8, 2021The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas might have put an end to the latest round of bombings, but it will neither bring peace nor change the status quo. Palestinians are routinely denied their basic human rights by the Israeli State, and we must all Stand Up and Speak Out against the institutionalized discrimination, colonial and gendered oppression, and violent dispossession of the Palestinian people.
SheDecides statement on the UK Government’s cuts to Official Development Assistance and the impact on Her Right to Decide
June 7, 2021The cuts to the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) will have lifechanging consequences for millions of women and girls though the reduction in and closure of sexual and reproductive health and rights programmes.
May 24, 2021Written by Nazia Zebin, a passionate advocate of social justice, a consultant on gender, diversity and inclusion, and a core team member of SheDecides Bangladesh.
May 13, 2021Written by Womba-Wuta Wanki, SheDecides Zambia and Executive Director - Generation Alive Zambia.
February 5, 2021Women and girls are subject to harmful practices because they do not have the right to decide what happens to their bodies.
January 20, 2021Four years ago, on January 23, 2017, in a room filled only with men, US President of three days, Donald J. Trump reinstated the “Global Gag Rule”, more formally known as the Mexico City Policy, to restrict women’s lives and deny them the freedom of choice over their own bodies.
July 10, 2020The emergency contraceptive pill (also known as the morning-after pill, or EC) can prevent pregnancy when one has sex without sufficient protection, or after being sexually assaulted. It is more effective when one can take it sooner and therefore, it’s available at pharmacies in more than 90 countries to ensure quick access. However, in Japan emergency contraception is a prescription-needed medicine, and to get it you have to see a doctor.
Time for Action: How COVID-19 is Threatening Girls and Young Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
June 11, 2020By Sabina Pokhrel, SheDecides 25x25 Generation of Change Young Leader and AB Albrectsen, CEO of Plan International and SheDecides Champion