Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the HERhealth Model for Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Knowledge and Access of Female Garment Factory Workers in Bangladesh

Posted on November 27, 2017 at 12:59 pm

A new evaluation of Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)’s HERhealth model, conducted by the Evidence Project/Population Council, offers important evidence and recommendations for effective programming to improve the health of women workers in garment factories in Bangladesh and elsewhere. Bangladesh’s ...

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Share-Net Report: Thematic Meeting – Respectful Maternity Care in Various Settings

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 2:58 pm

Respectful maternity care: urgency requires us to really do something, together. Share-Net’s thematic meeting on respectful maternity care well attended by practitioners, policy makers and researchers Amsterdam, 7 November 2017 Over 70 practitioners, policy makers and researchers came together on ...

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A toolkit for integrating Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) into humanitarian response

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 3:10 pm

The Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Emergencies toolkit aims to provide streamlined guidance to support organizations and agencies seeking to rapidly integrate MHM into existing programming across sectors and phases. This toolkit was informed by an extensive desk review, qualitative ...

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AIDS 2018: Preparing for registration and submitting abstracts

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 2:48 pm

The registration for the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) will symbolically start on December 1 – the World AIDS Day. The conference will gather scientists, political leaders, and people living with HIV from all around the world. One of the ...

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Share-Net Netherlands members meet representatives Marie Stopes International

Posted on October 24, 2017 at 5:15 pm

On the 12th of October 2017, Share-Net Netherlands members met with representatives from Marie Stopes International in The Hague. MSI Activities & Strategies The meeting started with MSI giving an overview of their activities and current strategy. Marie Stopes International was ...

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Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

Posted on October 4, 2017 at 9:22 am

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General.   Dr. Kanem, a Panamanian, ...

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In Africa, a Glimpse of Hope for Beating H.I.V.

Posted on September 25, 2017 at 2:14 pm

A couple of years ago, European researchers began studying more than a thousand couples, gay and straight, in which one member had been infected with H.I.V. and the other hadn’t. These couples weren’t using condoms. But the infected partner was taking ...

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New programme reporting standards for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health programmes

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 12:23 pm

WHO has developed new standards to strengthen reporting on information related to the design, context, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (SRMNCAH) programmes and research. The Programme reporting standards for sexual, reproductive, maternal, ...

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UN Member States held accountable for avoiding millions of unnessary deaths of adolescents

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 1:48 pm

The Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent launched its 2017 Report, Transformative Accountability for Adolescents, at the United Nations Headquarters, issuing an urgent appeal for…

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Abortion, contraception, pregnancy: how women’s bodies became a battlezone

Posted on September 19, 2017 at 1:35 pm

  Women’s reproductive rights are under attack across the globe. Sophie Cousins investigates the challenges women face in accessing abortion and contraception in two very different countries – India and the USA- in this article. Outside, the mid-morning heat is ...

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