Upcoming research report: youth needs in Kenya

Posted on April 11, 2018 at 8:35 am

The research and insight team at 2CV has recently conducted formative, exploratory insight for the British Council on youth’s needs in Kenya. The project aimed to include the youth voice in future-scoping, and is one of a series of Next ...

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Call for Proposals: Share-Net International Small Grants Fund 2018

Posted on April 10, 2018 at 12:52 pm

Introduction Share-Net International, the Knowledge Platform for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, aims “To strengthen linkages between research, policy and practice through sharing, generating, translating and promoting the use of knowledge for the development of better policies and practices ...

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The status of provision of post abortion care services for women and girls in Eastern and Southern Africa; a systematic review

Posted on April 3, 2018 at 8:05 am

To conduct a systematic review of the status of post-abortion care (PAC) provision in Eastern and Southern Africa with particular reference to reach, quality and costs of these services. Study design We searched Pubmed, EMBASE, Science Direct, POPLINE and Web ...

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Solve initiative is looking for tech solutions around new Global Challenges

Posted on March 29, 2018 at 11:33 am

MIT Solve is excited to announce that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Solve initiative is looking for tech solutions around four new Global Challenges: Coastal Communities: How can coastal communities mitigate and adapt to climate change while developing and prospering? ...

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Abortion Worldwide 2017: Uneven Progress and Unequal Access

Posted on March 27, 2018 at 9:20 am

Published in 2018, Abortion Worldwide: Uneven Progress and Unequal Access provides the most current information on the incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy worldwide, as well as trends since 1990, as women and couples increasingly want smaller families. It examines ...

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Report – ‘She knows best: Engaging girls in adolescent programming’

Posted on March 26, 2018 at 2:55 pm

With the support of the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, the International Rescue Committee piloted a new approach to increase access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care for adolescents in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. The report “She knows best: ...

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The Netherlands Mission in Geneva SheDecides Day event

Posted on March 5, 2018 at 2:36 pm

On the second of March, it was one year after the launch of She Decides by Lilianne Ploumen. Therefore the Dutch mission hosted an event to celebrate International She Decides Day in Geneva. What is She Decides? She Decides was ...

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SheDecides to break the silence / Elle décide de briser le silence

Posted on March 5, 2018 at 1:18 pm

This is a story of a young woman, living in Uvira, South Kivu DRC (Congo). During a workshop in Uvira to 40 people was noticed that everyone knew a case of a woman who had died from illegal abortion! “Acting ...

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“We learned about sex from Google”

Posted on March 5, 2018 at 11:26 am

In the shell of an unfinished health center and under clear skies in Rupandehi, we met with nine young men (18 – 21 years old) for a focus group. We had recruited the men to help us test qualitative questions ...

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SheDecides’ First Birthday: No celebration. Some inspiration.

Posted on March 3, 2018 at 10:08 am

Odette Hekster, PSI-Europe “Women who find themselves in this situation [of an unplanned pregnancy] prefer to choke the baby than to suffer the pressure from society.” This is a quote from an article in the New Yorker of October 1st, ...

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