January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month


According to the ICO Information Centre on HPV and Cancer “Belize has a population of 122,603 women ages 15 years and older who are at risk of developing cervical cancer. Current estimates indicate that every year 43 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 17 die from the disease.” Cervical Cancer is one of the […]

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I Am For Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights Campaign


To Maintain one’s sexual and reproductive health, young people need access to accurate information and the safe, effective, affordable and acceptable contraception method of their choice.  They must be informed and empowered to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections.  And when they decide to have children, women must have access to services hat can help […]

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BFLA Receives Donation of a Mobile Trailer


On Thursday September 8th 2016, The Belize Family Life Association received the keys to a trailer home that was donated to the organization by Mr. and Mrs. Dave Smith.  The 20 foot camper will be used for mobile outreaches particularly for Pap Smears and other services in rural areas and for outreaches where a private […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Homophobic Facebook Post by Stann Creek Youth Council President


On July 17th, 2016, the President of the Stann Creek Youth Council, Mr. Jamall Swaso, made a disturbing and homophobic post on social media. However if we are to consider the recent position taken by the elected officials at the Special Meeting for the National Youth Council, held at the Belmopan Convention Center on June […]

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Safe Sex in Belize


Concerns about adverse consequences of teenage pregnancy and risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have renewed interest in the sexual behaviour of adolescents and teens in developing countries such as Belize, where they represent a large proportion of the population and are at highest risk. There are several good reasons to study sex education and […]

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Women’s Month 2016

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Belize Family Life Association would like to wish all the Women a Happy Women’s Month. This year’s theme is “Pledge for Parity: Strong Women, Strong World, Improving Opportunities for All!” “Let’s pledge to take a concrete step to help achieve gender parity more quickly – whether to help women and girls achieve their ambitions, call […]

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Choosing the Best Contraceptive for You


While abstinence is the only contraceptive option that is 100% guaranteed to prevent you from contracting a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) or from getting pregnant, you and your partner may have made the mutual decision to have sex. So what do you do now? You may feel overwhelmed by the options that you have when […]

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