The annual ‘week of spring fever’, focusing on the quality of relational and sexual eductation, takes place from February 23rd until 27th 2015. This year special attention is given to homophobia which is often a consequence of rigid attitudes towards ‘masculinity’ and ‘femininity’ and towards ideas about how men and women should behave.

On February 13th at 5:30 p.m. Ms. Charlotte Warren will defend her PhD entitled: “Exploring the quality and effect of comprehensive postnatal care models in East and Southern Africa”.

On February 6th . Ms. Xu-Dong (Stella) Zhang, defended successfully her PhD entitled: “Vulnerabilities and opportunities for improving sexual and reproductive health and rights for adolescent female sex workers in Kunming, China”.
Supervisor: Prof.dr. Stanley Lüchters
Co-Supervisor: Prof. dr. Marleen Temmerman

UGent-community magazine 'Durf Denken' published an interview with Prof. dr. Wim Delva in their latest edition of February 2015

UGent student Liza Van der Stock wins Freedom to Love award for her photographs of the sex workers in Zanzibar.

Within the margin of the ICRH+20 conference, ICRH and WHO jointly organized a launch of the supplement entitled ‘Where are we in Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights 20 years from the ICPD’.

ICRH celebrated its 20th anniversary on 4 and 5 December with a well-attended international conference on ‘Sexual and reproductive health and rights today and tomorrow’.

On November 7th 2014, at 2:30 p.m. Ms. Tizta Tilahun Degfie will defend her PhD thesis entitled: "Marital dynamics in family planning: the role of couple interaction in Jimma zone, Southwest Ethiopia" in Het Pand in Ghent

On October 3rd 2014, Ms. Jessika Deblonde will defend her thesis entitled:
“HIV testing in Europe: mapping policies and exploring practices in the era of increased treatment availability”

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