Tag: Sex and relationship education (SRE)
India demands changes after rape victim’s death
A 23-year-old student on an evening out in New Delhi was raped so brutally that she died of her injuries. Public anger has brought promises of greater safety for women in India.
World Population Day on an overcrowded planet
Last year, the number of people in the world hit seven billion. Today, World Population Day is drawing attention to the growing numbers on our planet – but is overpopulation really a problem?
UK doctors exposed in illegal abortion scandal
Undercover reporters have filmed a British doctor offering an abortion – because the baby was the wrong sex. Gender-selective abortion has wreaked havoc in east Asia. Could it be spreading?
New book offers love lessons from literature
Released this week to critical acclaim, a new book called ‘Much Ado About Loving’ distils the works of the world’s literary greats into useful relationship advice for modern readers.
Mail-order contraception launched for Christmas
A British charity is delivering free emergency contraception by post for the holiday season. The aim is to stop unwanted pregnancies – but does it give a green light to sexual risk?
Hollywood star ‘delighted’ by secret love child
Comedy actor Hugh Grant has admitted fathering a child at the age of 51 after 'a fleeting affair'. His response to his daughter's birth reveals how attitudes have changed.
7 billion and counting: women hold key to population
Millions of women worldwide still lack access to contraception or education. As the planet's seven billionth baby is born, the links between poverty and population have never been so important.
Report calls time on sexualisation of childhood
Parents voice concern at sexualised images surrounding their children. Publishers, retailers and broadcasters find themselves in the dock.
The best and worst place to be a mother
A new report reveals huge differences in the experience of motherhood around the world. League tables show the winners and losers and just how poverty takes its toll.