Stories by Divya Bajpai

Sexual and reproductive health education key to tackle child marriage in Bangladesh

This article first appeared on Girls Not Brides in March 2013. Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. It also has one of the lowest rates of birth registration in the world which constrains … Continue reading  >

Female Condom Day: This changes everything

“At first it was strange, uncomfortable and noisy, but I began to use it as a game and a novelty for my clients”. “Men often don’t want to use a condom because they say they are allergic, they don’t like … Continue reading  >

Microbicides: a potential tool for safer and pleasurable sex?

The dominant discourse around the development of microbicides so far has centred on the advantage of it being a female controlled prevention method. Consequently, microbicides have been marketed as a ‘magic bullet’  to meet women’s unmet medical needs – availing … Continue reading  >