News from the Global South
Testing Times Ahead
Daily News & Analysis, 4/21/2006
Daily News & Analysis - Mumbai, India, April 21, 2006 The proposal to make HIV tests compulsory before marriage by the Goa Government gathers mixed reactions.
China Slow to Awake to Need for Sex Education
Reuters AlertNet, 4/21/2006
Reuters AlertNet - London, UK, April 21, 2006 'China needs to work on the widespread misunderstanding of sex, the lack of teaching materials and on the negative approach to youngsters involved in sexual activity', said Song.
Honor Killings: Murder in the Name of Tradition
The Media Line, 4/20/2006
The Media Line - New York, USA, April 20, 2006 Honor killings are sometimes carried out discreetly, with women being murdered and buried without the knowledge of authorities. The killers are often the victims' closest relatives, acting in defiance of Islamic values and human rights for the sake of a dubious tradition.
Sex Like Wine Gets Better With Age, Says Study
Food Consumer, 4/20/2006
Food Consumer - IL, USA, April 20, 2006 The findings of an international study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago appears in the April issue of the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.
Reproductive Health Campaign Makes a Difference in Chu Mo
Viet Nam News, 4/20/2006
Viet Nam News - Hanoi, Vietnam, April 20, 2006 Chu Mo Commune in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai was once known as a poor, backward area, but that was before a new reproductive health campaign helped women take control of their destiny.