The RRAAM Blog

serves as a space for individuals and groups to share SRHR-related experiences and thoughts, through articles that showcase narratives not often seen in the mainstream. We seek to educate and spread awareness on the need for greater SRHR awareness from a rights-based perspective.

 

Being Single and In Need of Affordable Contraception by Mya

Being Single and In Need of Affordable Contraception by Mya

A few years back when I was 24, curious about the affordability and accessibility of long acting reversible contraception (LARC), I called my nearest Klinik Nur Sejahtera branch to ask regarding copper IUD. I was sexually active with a single partner at that time, but...

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On Contraceptive Access in Malaysia by Sin

On Contraceptive Access in Malaysia by Sin

On Contraceptive Access in Malaysia by Sin On the 21st of August 2019, Abdul called me, panic stricken. In the months prior to the phone call, he had had intercourse with his girlfriend that resulted in a 3 month absence of menstruation. He was panic stricken. The...

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The Problem with Abstinence Only Education by Hew Li-Sha

The Problem with Abstinence Only Education by Hew Li-Sha

At seventeen, when asked to share something interesting about myself, I boasted to the entire class that I was a virgin. I was not, but I had just attended an abstinence workshop which encouraged a sanctimonious attitude. The workshop was a weekend of passionate...

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