Smart Investments for Financing the Post-2015 Development Agenda – ICPD

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 9:14 am

The cost of funding the Post-2015 Development Agenda is estimated to be trillions of dollars a year.1 While this magnitude may seem dizzying, especially for low-income countries with over-stretched public budgets and donor countries facing economic uncertainties, the financial resources ...

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Remedies for Forced Marriage – A Handbook for Lawyers

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 9:28 am

Remedies for Forced Marriage – A Handbook for Lawyers brings together expert commentaries by lawyers and activists working on the issue of forced marriages and interference with choice in marriage in four different countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and the United Kingdom.

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How Empowering Girls Can End Child Marriage

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:34 am

In a piece for the Trust Women website, ICRW’s Ann Warner, Senior Youth and Gender Specialist, writes about a new ICRW report exhibiting how empowering girls can help end child marriage, highlighting case studies from four countries. Read report>

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Ministerial Commitment on comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern African

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:40 am

In late 2011, under the leadership of UNAIDS and with the support of the Regional Economic Communities (EAC and SADC), the UN initiated a process that aimed to develop and implement a commitment around the needs and rights of young ...

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More Power to Her: How Empowering Girls Can Help End Child Marriage

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:54 am

Every year, more than 14 million girls are married before their 18th birthday. Instead of playing and learning, child brides as young as 10 years old are often subjected to a life of isolation, poor health and abuse. Child marriage ...

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The association between timing of initiation of antenatal care and stillbirths: a retrospective cohort study of pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:19 am

Background There is renewed interest in stillbirth prevention for lower-middle income countries. Early initiation of and properly timed antenatal care (ANC) is thought to reduce the risk of many adverse birth outcomes. To this end we examined if timing of ...

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Every Newborn

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:18 am

Following The Lancet Neonatal Survival Series in 2005, this Every Newborn Series presents the clearest picture so far of the ongoing slow progress in newborn survival, provides new focus beyond survival, and combines research and reality in countries to set ...

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Share-Net Report Expert Meeting Child Marriage & Teenage Pregnancy 2014

Posted on February 22, 2014 at 3:11 pm

Please find attached the Share-Net report of the Expert Meeting on Child Marriage & Teenage Pregnancy held February 2nd, 2014. Publication File: Report Expert Meeting 2014-03-11

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