SRHR Calendar 2016

You will find international days relating to sexual and reproductive health and rights that you can get involved in by organising or participating in an action, or just joining in on social media by following and using a hashtag.

March 2016

March 8 – International Women’s Day

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The idea is to accelerate the 2030 Agenda, building momentum for the effective implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals. For RHM Journal’s views and perspectives on SRHR and the new sustainable Decelopment Goals visit RHM43. Read More

February 2016

February 6th – International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

A date created to promote the abandonment of FGM practices around the world, while also addressing the sexual and reproductive health needs of women and girls who suffer from its consequences. RHM Journal papers focusing on the subject can be visited at http://www.rhmjournal.org.uk/key-topics/female-genital-mulilation-fgm/. Social media hashtag: #endfgm Read More

December 2015

December 12th – Universal Health Coverage day

We liked this article on the relationship between UHC and climate change. #UHC AND #CLIMATE HEALTH: SISTER AGENDAS TOWARDS #HEALTHFORALL See RHM 43 for more on population, environment and sustainable development Read:  ‘Universal health coverage: necessary but not sufficient‘, an article from RHM 42 Read More

December 1st – World Aids Day

To mark World Aids Day browse through RHM’s HIV/AIDS papers which are all in the Key Topics section, where RHM papers are grouped by topic. Read More

November 2015

November 25th – international day for the elimination of violence against women

Violence against women and girls is a global pandemic November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women From November 25th to Human Rights Day on the 10th December the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around Read More

October 2015

September 2015

September 28th – global day of action for access to safe and legal abortion

All over the world activists, academics, clinicians, NGOs and community groups will be marking the international day of action for access to safe and legal abortion. Originating in Latin America, this has become a global event, with actions taking place on every continent including: tweetathons; public meetings; radio shows; drama and art pieces; club nights; Read More

June 2015

5th June 2015 World Environment Day #WED2015

On World Environment Day why not browse through last May’s issue of RHM on ‘population, environment and sustainable development’. Abstracts free to download in English, French and Spanish. Open-access to these papers coming soon. Read More