Comprehensive Sexual & Reproductive Health Prevention: The Promise of MPTs – Bethany Young Holt from IMPT

Posted on May 3, 2016 at 5:48 am

Share-Net International is happy to share the powerpoint of the lunch presentation (BYO) by Dr. Bethany Young Holt, Director of the Initiative for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (IMPT) on the 20th of April 2016 at KIT in Amsterdam.  This presention is about one of the fastest ...

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Information series on sexual and reproductive health and rights – United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 6:10 am

Useful 1 pagers on human rights and SRHR , all issues are covered (like LGBTI, abortion, gender inequality, contraceptives & family planning, maternal health etc.) developed by OHCHR. Women’s sexual and reproductive health is related to multiple human rights, including ...

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Bangladesh & Burundi Now Committed to Take Stock of Contraceptives – Take Stock

Posted on April 8, 2016 at 6:50 am

About Take Stock We’re dreaming big. Take Stock wants to put an end to stockouts of reproductive health supplies. That means: fewer unwanted pregnancies, fewer unsafe abortions, less maternal mortality, healthier families and healthier economies. The world over. Take Stock ...

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New Study Estimates Contraceptives Failure Rates in 43 Countries

Posted on March 29, 2016 at 11:07 am

Women Younger Than 25 Have Higher Rates of Contraceptive Failure Than Their Older Counterparts In the most comprehensive study to date of contraceptive failure rates in the developing world, researchers found that overall, failure rates are lowest for users of ...

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Policy Brief Addressing Women’s Need for Contraception and Abortion – Share-Net Netherlands

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 11:49 am

The outcome of the Share-Net thematic meeting on contraception and abortion, May 2015.  Despite the worldwide decrease in maternal deaths by 43% since 1990, most recent estimates suggest that, in 2015, annual maternal deaths still total 303,000 worldwide.[1] One-sixth of ...

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Accuracy of Assessment of Eligibility for Early Medical Abortion by Community Health Workers in Ethiopia, India and South Africa

Posted on March 23, 2016 at 3:57 am

Abstract Objective To assess the accuracy of assessment of eligibility for early medical abortion by community health workers using a simple checklist toolkit. Design Diagnostic accuracy study. Setting Ethiopia, India and South Africa. Methods Two hundred seventeen women in Ethiopia, ...

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Report of the symposium Sexual and Reproductive Health in Fragile Environments – KIT

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 11:44 am

Over half of all maternal, newborn and child deaths occur in around 50 countries categorized as fragile states. Fragile states have some of the worst health statistics in the world, especially with regard to the health of women and children. ...

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Research on abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 11:43 am

This publication discusses various aspects of the most important issues of research on induced abortion, from a critical review of results and methodologies. It aims to identify trends and remarkable results in each subject. Research on abortion has a long ...

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Girlhood, Not Motherhood – UNFPA

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 3:17 am

When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the better. Pregnancy before a girl is physically, developmentally and socially ready jeopardizes her right to a safe, successful transition into adulthood. This publication presents strategic ...

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Onward to 2030: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 4:03 am

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay out a new roadmap to improve the lives of people throughout the world over the next 15 years. Sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights issues are currently featured on the SDG agenda, but opportunities ...

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