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2021-08-31T10:19:22+00:00August 31, 2021|

Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus before it can ...

Birth Control Pills

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Birth control pills are small tablets taken daily that contain hormones to prevent pregnancy. They essentially prevent ovulation.


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Contraception is defined as the intentional prevention of conception through the use of various devices, sexual practices, chemicals, drugs, or ...


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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is defined as an illness caused by a novel coronavirus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus ...

Female Genital Mutilation

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) involves the partial or total removal of external female genitalia or other injuries to the female ...

Gender Equality

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Gender equality, also known as sexual equality or equality of the sexes, is the state of equal ease of access ...


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HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body's immune system. If HIV is not treated, it can ...


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Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman.


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Puberty is the time in life when a boy or girl becomes sexually mature. It is a process that usually ...

Safe sex

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Safe sex is having sexual contact while protecting yourself and your sexual partner against sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and unplanned ...

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