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WHO: Bulgarian Adolescents First in Smoking, Drinking and Early Start of Sexual Life

Bulgarian adolescents are in the first place in smoking, alcohol and cannabis use, and early start of sexual life. This shows a report of the World Health Organization on the health behavior of 11-15-year-olds in Europe, said the team of the organization in Sofia.  

Bulgaria has Adopted a National Programme to Prevent and Protect Women and Children Against Domestic Violence

Bulgaria has adopted a national programme to prevent and protect women and children against domestic violence. The programme meets a crucial need as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have registered an increase in violence against women and children since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHO Assembly is scheduled for today, the main topic will be the COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the corona virus pandemic, the Assembly will be held in video format and with a shortened agenda.
A resolution is expected to be adopted at the session, which would emphasize the need for an impartial, independent and comprehensive assessment of the international response to the WHO-coordinated coronavirus pandemic.

Academic sacked for comments over teenage girls’ fertility

A university in Istanbul has fired one of its staff after his televised comments about teenage girls' potential for fertility caused public outrage.

During a TV show, Professor Muttalip Kutluk Özgüven, from the computer engineering department at Aydın University, claimed that the age range between 12 to 17 is an ideal period for girls to give birth to their first child.