Nederlandse verloskundige door ICM verkozen als president van alle verloskundigen ter wereld

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 9:22 am

Franka Cadée, verloskundige en manager bij de KNOV, is met grote meerderheid gekozen tot de nieuwe voorzitter van de International Confederation of Midwives (ICM). Dat gebeurde tijdens de Algemene Ledenvergadering van ICM op 16 juni in Toronto, Canada. De ICM

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Applications New Open for Women Deliver Award-Winning Youth Program

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 9:12 am

We’re excited to announce that the Women Deliver Young Leaders Program is now recruiting its next class of Young Leaders. Started in 2010, the Young Leaders Program provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence

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BRAC Master of Public Health 2018 Prospectus

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 9:05 am

BRAC is excited to share with you our International Call for Applications for the Master of Public Health (MPH) for the academic year of 2018-2019. Attached is the MPH Prospectus, which gives a detailed overview of the programme with its

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Joint United Nations Statement on Ending Discrimination in Health Care Settings

Posted on July 21, 2017 at 7:54 am

United Nations entities recall that a central principle of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to “ensure that no one is left behind” and to “reach the furthest behind first”. Recognizing that discrimination in health care settings is a

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Call for Abstracts: Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies Series

Posted on July 20, 2017 at 2:19 pm

The Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies series explores the diverse ways in which topics of gender and sexuality relate to international development, both in theory and in practice. The book series aims to publish ‘classical’ gender, sexuality and development themes

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Share your stories with The Guardian! Global Gag Rule: what impact will it have where you live?

Posted on July 20, 2017 at 9:37 am

The Guardian is running a project that looks at the impact of Trump’s expanded global gag and we want to involve our readers. Over the next month we will run a series of articles exploring how it is affecting countries

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ICRW announces third annual Paula Kantor Award

Posted on July 18, 2017 at 8:24 am

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is soliciting nominations for the third annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research. The 2017 award will be given to a young professional female researcher in order to recognize and

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Call for Submission: strong and practical examples of disability-inclusive SRHR activities.

Posted on July 17, 2017 at 1:17 pm

How can we include men, women, youngsters and children with disabilities in SRHR programmes? And how can we include SRHR in disability-specific programmes? ‘Leave no one behind’ is a central principle of the SDG’s, but challenges at implementation level are

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Share-Net Call for Abstracts: ‘Linking Research, Policy and Practice – Students and NGOs 2017’

Posted on July 17, 2017 at 8:52 am

Share-Net Netherlands kindly invites you to the 6th annual meeting “Linking Research, Policy and Practice – Students and NGOs”. This meeting will bring together policymakers, practitioners and researchers working on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in international development

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When Antiabortion Ideology Turns into Foreign Policy: How the Global Gag Rule Erodes Health, Ethics and Democracy

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 1:25 pm

The Guttmacher Institute’s latest analysis of the global gag rule, which was expanded and now affects all U.S. global health assistance. Highlights The Trump administration reimposed and expanded the global gag rule to block U.S. global health assistance to all

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