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HIV, HCV, TB and Harm Reduction in Prisons - Human Rights, Minimum Standards and Monitoring at the European and International Levels

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HIV, HCV, TB and Harm Reduction in Prisons - Human Rights, Minimum Standards and Monitoring at the European and International Levels

This report is part of the European Union cofunded project “Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening Infectious Disease Monitoring”, led by Harm Reduction International. The project aims to reduce ill treatment of people in detention and improve prison conditions through more comprehensive and standardised monitoring of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), tuberculosis (TB) and harm reduction. …Read more

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Cross-over Programme: Economic Empowerment and Sex Work

Creating Opportunities? Economic Empowerment, Political Positioning and Participation of Sex Workers in Kenya and Ethiopia. Sex workers are vulnerable. They are often stigmatized and excluded in terms of political rights and access to welfare, education, health and housing. Their vulnerability increases their personal insecurity regarding economic issues, health and violence. This research programme analyzes, firstly, how sex workers can be …Read more

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WHO/HRP Webinar June 10th, 2016: Strategies to Increase Male Engagement in eMTCT of HIV and Syphilis

Please join on June 10, 2016 from 1530-1700 (Geneva Time) / 9:30-11:00 (Washington Time) for a webinar discussion on Strategies to Increase Male engagement in eMTCT of HIV and Syphilis. This is the first instalment of a new RHR Webinar series focusing on SRH/HIV Linkages Given the role that men play in STI transmission, male engagement in efforts to eliminate …Read more

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Articles and Powerpoint Guttmacher Presentation

Articles and Powerpoint Guttmacher Presentation

Share-Net International and Oxfam Novib would like to share with you the articles and slides of the presentation by the Guttmacher Institute on the 24th of May 2016. The Guttmacher Institute presented findings from two major studies released in May. The first features evidence on the incidence of abortion worldwide, which is forthcoming in The Lancet. This study, led by Guttmacher …Read more

New Website - Share-Net International

Share-Net International will be formally launching their new website soon. Designed and engineered with Red Orange Media and Communications, share-netinternational.org brings a new level of accessibility to Share-Net's activities, resources and latest news on SRHR. Curious?! Pay a visit to the new website and try out the new features! You will need to register for a new account, as your previous account is no longer accessible. During the …Read more

Summer Courses at KIT and Upcoming Scholarships

Do you want to get updated on the newest developments in public health? Discuss health problems and exchange experiences with a group of like-minded health professionals from Mexico to Myanmar, from Ethiopia to Egypt, from Afghanistan to Zambia? Then come to KIT! Follow one of our summer courses or start a Masters program at KIT. Register now for one of our courses and …Read more

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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) Call for Proposals: 2016-2017 – Cambodia, Laos and Thailand

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) Call for Proposals: 2016-2017 – Cambodia, Laos and Thailand

Deadline: 17 June 2016. The Embassy of Canada in Thailand is pleased to launch its annual call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI is a responsive, flexible program, directly managed by the Embassy of Canada, designed to fund small but visible, high impact, results-oriented projects. In general, CFLI projects are locally designed …Read more

Call for Applications - Fogarty HIV Research Training Program for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions

Closing date: 23 August 2016. The purpose of this FOA is to encourage applications for research training programs to strengthen the scientific capacity of institutions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to conduct HIV research relevant to the evolving HIV epidemic in their country. This FOA can support training for a broad range of HIV research areas: basic, epidemiologic, clinical, …Read more

Call for proposals: Evaluation of UNH4+/GAC MNCH Project NIGERIA

Closing date: 26 June 2016. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is seeking qualified Bids for the provision of service – Evaluation of the UNH4+/Global Affairs Canada (GAC) MNCH Project on the Acceleration of Maternal and Child Morbidities and Mortalities in Nigeria (2011-2016). Your company is hereby invited to submit your best Technical and Financial Bids …Read more

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Netwerk VN Vrouwenverdrag

Expertmeeting VN-Vrouwenverdrag en Vrouwelijke Vluchtelingen

 Donderdag 16 juni aanstaande organiseert het Netwerk VN-Vrouwenverdrag eenexpertmeeting over verdragsverplichtingen aangaande vrouwelijke vluchtelingen. Het comité van het VN-Vrouwenverdrag formuleerde aanbevelingen over genderspecifiek vluchtelingenbeleid in General Recommendation nr. 32 (GR 32). Op de bijeenkomst wordt gediscussieerd over de implicaties hiervan voor het Nederlandse beleid. …Read more

Conferentie Emancipator PRO: Het mannenemancipatie evenement voor professionals - Amsterdam

Datum: 9 juni 2016. Mannenemancipatie voor professionals Emancipator nodigt je uit voor hét jaarlijkse event voor professionals die in hun werk te maken hebben met mannen, jongens en emancipatie: EmancipatorPRO! Met dit evenement delen we onze kennis, laten we ons inspireren voor de toekomst en creëren we samen nieuwe mogelijkheden. EVENEMENT BIJWONEN Het programma In het ochtendprogramma wordt u ontvangen …Read more

2017 International Population Conference - Cape Town, South Africa

Date: 29 October 2016 to 4 November 2017.  Location: Cape Town, South Africa.  ABOUT THE CONFERENCE Statistics South Africa, on behalf of the Republic of South Africa, will host the 28thInternational Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) in Cape Town, South Africa at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) from 29 October to …Read more

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Policy Advisor Women's Bodily Integrity - Oxfam Novib

Policy Advisor Women's Bodily Integrity - Oxfam Novib

Closing date: 19 June 2016. 32 hours a week. 1 year contract with possibility of extension Based in The Hague Purpose of the function The Policy advisor Women's Bodily Integrity - Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) provides technical/content expertise and hands-on support for program development and implementation of SRHR projects. The specific goal of the function is to promote …Read more

Research Intern - IGLYO

Closing date: 20 June 2016. IGLYO is excited to announce a call for a new research intern to join the IGLYO team in Brussels for 5 months. The role will have a strong focus on education, leading an ambitious new project to create the beginnings of a European LGBTQI Education Index. This will involve conducting desk research, building a database …Read more

Country Program Manager Dominican Republic - AHF

Closing date: not mentioned. Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees? If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation …Read more

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Blog Robin Irwin Part 2: #AgeingHIV: When I’m 64

Blog Robin Irwin Part 2: #AgeingHIV: When I’m 64

If you read the previous article titled: “#AgeingHIV: Glory days, (s)he ain’t never had’ then you are aware that love and hot steaming sex has no age limit. It explained the gaps and barriers in Europe with the SRHR services. In the healthcare setting, ageism can lead to under or over prescription of medication and that can effect the quality …Read more

A Time for Global Action: Addressing Girls’ Menstrual Hygiene Management Needs in Schools

Abstract Summary Points: There is an absence of guidance, facilities, and materials for schoolgirls to manage their menstruation in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Formative evidence has raised awareness that poor menstrual hygiene management (MHM) contributes to inequity, increasing exposure to transactional sex to obtain sanitary items, with some evidence of an effect on school indicators and with repercussions for …Read more

Migration, Mobility and Marginalisation: Consequences for Sexual and Gender Minorities

As a strategy to avoid discrimination, violence and economic marginalisation, sexual and gender non-conforming people often turn to migration as a route to achieve independence and build social capital. Recent studies by the IDS Sexuality, Poverty and Law programme demonstrate that while migration can provide liberation from some experiences of marginalisation and an ability to contribute economically towards family households, …Read more

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