What we’ve been reading around the web:
For two decades, the Chinese government has barred people living with HIV/AIDS from entering the country. This week, they lifted the ban.
The amazing Namibia Women’s Health Network is drawing attention to and advocating for the stop of forced sterilization of HIV positive women in their country.
And here on Akimbo:
Poet Marliana Krenin explored the need for a women’s international court.
IWHC Senior Program Officer Denise Hirao revealed that many women in Brazil are still having abortions despite heavy legal restricitons.
We took a look at what comprehensive sexuality education really looks like, and how we can achieve it both in the United States and around the world.
Peruvian women got their first abortion information hotline.
And the mega-conference Women Deliver took place in Washington, D.C.