Gender, SRHR and the Post-2015 Agenda

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:30 am

The process to formulate the post-2015 development agenda was unleashed upon the world in early 2013. In order to create an ambitious new global development agenda— which will influence national development strategies, global discourse, and purportedly, to be so transformational ...

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Indicators for a Transformative, High-Impact & People-Centred 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Leading Options for Global, Thematic, Regional and/or National Levels

Posted on August 18, 2015 at 6:33 am

Developed by High-Level Task Force for the ICPD. The indicators proposed in this document represent transformative and strategic options for Member States – both policy decision-makers and statisticians – to consider as they develop this key foundation of the new Agenda’s ...

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Brief, Sexuality-related communication: Recommendations for a public health approach

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:44 am

Both research and consultations over the last decades have identified sexuality-related communication as an issue that requires urgent attention. While clients would like their health-care providers to discuss sexual health concerns, health workers lack the necessary training and knowledge to ...

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Successful Integration of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Prevention Intervention Programming

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 5:25 am

Women who received standard HIV services plus community- and facility-based interventions to detect, prevent, and address intimate partner violence (IPV) reported fewer instances of physical and sexual IPV compared to women in a control group who received HIV services only. ...

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Engagement and Education Can Reduce Intimate Partner Violence

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 4:37 am

This study assessed the effects of community engagement activities (CE) versus interactive group education (GE) on intimate partner violence (IPV) by Ethiopian men. IPV prevalence decreased significantly in both intervention arms (from 53 percent to 38 percent in the GE ...

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Share-Net Expert Meeting Report: Gender-Based Violence

Posted on March 12, 2015 at 10:49 am

Please find attached the report of the Expert Meeting on Gender Based Violence held December 9th, 2014 and the following presentations: – Powerpoint presentation: launch of the lancet series on VAWG – Powerpoint presentation of PSI – Powerpoint presentation of ...

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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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Health care for women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 11:05 am

What this handbook does When providing first-line support to a woman who has been subjected to violence, 4 kinds of needs deserve attention: Immediate emotional/psychological health needs Immediate physical health needs Ongoing safety needs Ongoing support and mental health needs. ...

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Groundbreaking Insights on Shifting Gender Norms and Ending Perpetuation of Violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 6:29 am

A new ICRW report released at the MenEngage Global Symposium in Delhi last month reveals that 60 percent of men surveyed in India had acted violently against their wife/partner at some point in their lives. The study examines men’s attitudes ...

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Health care for women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 5:35 am

What this handbook does When providing first-line support to a woman who has been subjected to violence, 4 kinds of needs deserve attention: Immediate emotional/psychological health needs Immediate physical health needs Ongoing safety needs Ongoing support and mental health needs. ...

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