Child Marriage—and Divorce—in Zaatari

Posted on December 11, 2017 at 12:36 pm

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan—Child marriage among Syrian girls in the Zaatari refugee camp is on the rise. The practice of child marriage is not new among Syrians refugees in Jordan; in fact, it has received extensive attention since the war ...

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Worlds Apart: Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality

Posted on October 24, 2017 at 10:43 am

In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger at the bottom, denied their human rights and prospects for a better life. At the top, resources and privileges accrue at explosive rates, pushing the world ...

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Exploring Child Marriage Around the World

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 11:41 am

The age at which people first marry can have long-lasting implications for their physical, economic and social well-being — particularly when marriage first happens at a young age. As part of our forthcoming global research on child marriage, we used ...

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RMC is not a Luxury: The Case for Respectful Maternity Care in Humanitarian Settings

Posted on August 30, 2017 at 12:28 pm

“Their words kill more than bullets,” said Amal, a 17-year- old girl from Yemen, about why she did not want to deliver her baby at the nearest health facility. When she delivered her last child, the health providers told her ...

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Side-by-Side Comparison of the Global Gag Rule Memoranda under different US Government Administrations

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 3:39 pm

PAI has put together a chart to visualize our analysis of the potential implications of the January 23, 2017 presidential memorandum expanding the Global Gag Rule to all “global health assistance furnished by all departments and agencies” of the U.S. ...

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Share-Net Report Key Takeaways: ANSER Conference

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 8:52 pm

Latest global research findings on SRHR presented and discussed at first ANSER Conference  On 1 and 2 December  2016, the Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy organised its first international conference in Gent. The ANSER conference ...

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UNFPA Technical Guidance for Prioritizing Adolescent Health

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 3:35 pm

Adolescent health has become a priority on the global agenda. Many low- and middle-income countries increasingly recognize that achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires greater investments in adolescents’ health and development. National governments and partners see the importance of prioritizing ...

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Inspirational Real Life Story: Super Model Waris Dirie on FGM

Posted on December 22, 2016 at 12:06 pm

My family was a tribe of herdsmen in the Somalian desert. And as a child, the freedom I had to experience nature’s sights, sounds and smells was pure joy. We watched lions baking in the sun. We ran with giraffes, ...

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Share-Net Thematic Session on Child Marriage

Posted on December 20, 2016 at 9:49 am

Share-Net’s Working Group on Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy organised in collaboration with the three Dutch alliances working on child marriage, a thematic session on Child Marriage including the celebration of the launch of the Girls Not Brides the Netherlands, ...

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Programme Global Health Policy & Health Systems Final publication: Impact and lessons learned

Posted on November 23, 2016 at 9:36 pm

Health systems in many low- and middle income countries are weak, inadequate or even non-existent. The Global Health Policy and Health Systems research programme (GHPHSR) supports research into how such health systems can be improved so as to increase the ...

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