सुरक्षित गर्भसमापन-एक मौलिक अधिकार-पैनल चर्चा/वेबिनार

(#अंतरराष्ट्रीय सुरक्षित गर्भसमापन दिवस #28 सितम्बर) 24 सितम्बर 2021 सुबह 11 से दोपहर 1 बजे तक (ज़ूम मीटिंग द्वारा संचालित) आयोजक- समा रिसोर्स ग्रुप फ़ॉर विमेन एण्ड हेल्थ, और जन स्वास्थ्य अभियान छत्तीसगढ़ यौन व प्रजनन स्वास्थ्य अधिकारों की मान्यता सभी के लिए होनी चाहिए। हाशियबद्ध संदर्भों में स्थित महिलायें, किशोरियों की वास्तविकताओं को जोड़े बिना इन… Continue reading

जेंडर, यौन व प्रजनन स्वास्थ्य और अधिकार – कोवीड 19 महामारी, मुद्दे और चुनौतियाँ

चार दिवसीय ऑनलाइन प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम  – 13  से 16  सितम्बर 2021 समा पिछले कुछ वर्षों से  उत्तर प्रदेश और झारखण्ड में विभिन्न जिलों में  संस्थाओं /संगठनों के साथ मिलकर जेंडर दृष्टिकोण से यौन और प्रजनन स्वास्थ्य के अधिकारों के विभिन्न… Continue reading

2nd International Consultation on ‘The feminist response to living through & beyond the Covid-19 pandemic’

Sama recently conducted a two-day international consultation on Gender, Equity, and Access to COVID-19 Vaccines and Beyond on 23rd and 24th July 2021. Over the two days, 54 participants from 13 countries, mainly from Global South, shared with each other… Continue reading

Pregnancy and Covid vaccine trials: Gender justice compromised

On June 11, 2021, a pregnant woman approached the Delhi High Court seeking vaccination for pregnant women on a priority basis. The petitioner also sought directions to the Union government for setting up of separate vaccination centres for pregnant women who are at high risk, and the creation of a registry for monitoring their medical condition post vaccination (1). The case was a pivotal point in the history of Covid-19 vaccine rollouts in India, because it demanded a clear communication from the Union Government for vaccination of pregnant women… Continue reading

Covid-19 worsening the mental health crisis in India: A Primer

In December 2019, the first comprehensive study of the prevalence and disease burden due to all mental disorders for every state of India from 1990 to 2017 was published in the Lancet. It indicated that one in every seven people in India is affected by mental health problems and called for urgent systematic procedures for better diagnosis and management of mental disorders across the country. But, with the impact of the pandemic, we have every reason to believe that mental health only went on to be a more serious and ignored problem in the country. Continue reading