4th Women Deliver Global Conference – Copenhagen, Denmark

Posted on May 14, 2016 at 2:47 pm

Start Date: 2016-05-16

Date: Monday, 16 May 2016 to Thursday, 19 May 2016 Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Women Deliver’s 4th Global Conference, taking place 16-19 May 2016, will be the largest gathering on girls’ and women’s health and rights in the last decade and one ...

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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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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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Improving Access to Health for Women and Girls in Low-income Urban Settlements

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 10:22 am

The world is becoming increasingly urbanised. Over one third of urban dwellers now reside in low-income urban settlements, where living conditions are often inadequate and there exist multiple barriers to access to health services for women and girls. Based on ...

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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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BLOG Developing a Knowledge Agenda at the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) – Colin Dixon

Posted on January 28, 2016 at 6:37 am

Today I took to the Marketplace stage here at the ICFP in Bali, to speak about developing a knowledge agenda for family planning. 4000 people are attending a week of sessions focused on a full range of family planning issues, ...

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Advocating Female Condoms. A Reflection on Stakeholders Commitments & Trends in Support for Female Condoms

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 3:51 am

In this study, commissioned by UAFC and carried out by Context, international cooperation, stakeholder commitments and trends in support for female condoms between 2010 and 2015 are analysed, in order to provide entry-points and recommendations for future female condom advocacy. ...

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Universal Access to Reproductive Health: Progress and Challenges

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 3:45 am

Universal access to reproductive health affects and is affected by many aspects of life. It involves individuals’ most intimate relationships, including negotiation and decision-making within these relationships, and interactions with health providers regarding contraceptive methods and options. This report seeks ...

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Prioritizing Family Planning in Local Government Planning and Budgeting Processes

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 9:42 am

Family planning is a proven low-cost, best buy intervention that saves lives and highly contributes to economic development and social transformation of a country. Currently in Uganda, there is overreliance on unstainable and unpredictable donor funding for reproductive health including ...

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Contraceptive Discontinuation: Reasons, Challenges, and Solutions

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 9:40 am

Family Planning 2020 and Population Council have released a new report, Contraceptive Discontinuation: Reasons, Challenges, and Solutions, that looks at why women stop using contraceptives. More than a third of women with an unmet need for modern contraception have used a modern method ...

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