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MYANMAR-THAILAND: Dying for lack of reproductive healthcare

February 11, 2012

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Photo: Contributor/IRINDisadvantaged at birth BANGKOK, 10 February 2012 (IRIN) – Lack of access to reproductive health services in Myanmar has led to high rates of maternal deaths and unplanned pregnancies among the country’s displaced, migrant and refugee populations, say health experts. “There are huge unmet reproductive health needs for contraceptives, family planning, and access to […]

“More Than Opportunistic”: Rape as a Tool of War in Burma

February 2, 2012

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February 01, 2012 | Kristen Cordell News reports coming out of Burma and the border areas of Thailand detail increases in the number and severity of sexual assaults. We were in the country in late November, and the report we issued called attention to ongoing sexual and gender-based violence – and the complete lack of […]

“More Than Opportunistic”: Rape as a Tool of War in Burma

February 2, 2012

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February 01, 2012 | Kristen Cordell News reports coming out of Burma and the border areas of Thailand detail increases in the number and severity of sexual assaults. We were in the country in late November, and the report we issued called attention to ongoing sexual and gender-based violence – and the complete lack of […]