BlogBlog 17

False Perceptions

We’re told “bring shoes you don’t really care about, pack clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and ladies don’t even bother bringing makeup…” etc. We all started off in an outdoor store like REI or something similar, nervously filling carts with bug spray, hand sanitizer, mosquito nets and so forth. We had that terrifying travel […]

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BlogBlog 17

“Bad girl” stigma in Ghana and the repercussions of discriminatory health care

77% of Ghanaians have access to contraceptive services, yet the country is still battling an incredibly high rate of adolescent pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths. 350 out of every 100,000 women who give birth in Ghana die, and as many as 26% of all maternal deaths are adolescents. Increased access to modern contraceptives should […]

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