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Women’s silent killer – rights missing from sexual and reproductive health policies worldwide

Headline Title:  Women’s silent killer – sexual health policies found lacking worldwide 13 February 2013 Latifah, a 14-year-old girl from Indonesia, was accused of adultery by the local police when she went to report she had been raped. Louisa, a young woman from Burkina Faso, was verbally abused and slapped during childbirth at a local hospital.    Marta, a 30-year-old domestic worker from Indonesia, was refused contraceptives at a Jakarta health centre because she hasn’t had children yet. Elena, a 10-year-old girl raped by a priest in Nicaragua, was pressured not to file…

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