Senegal’s innovative approach to prostitution

Posted on April 25, 2018 at 12:45 pm

VIOLENCE against women, anti-prostitution laws and poor health-care systems all make sub-Saharan Africa an appalling place to be a sex worker. Criminalised by many African states and exploited by corrupt officials, many women are forced into the world of organised ...

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#LForLove Photographic Series

Posted on April 23, 2018 at 1:20 pm

Ever wonder what a Google image search for ‘lesbian’ will show up? Smooching. Petting. Kissing. Touching. More smooching. You get the picture. That’s what the world thinks a lesbian relationship is about. And that’s what Love Matters India is hoping you can help change with #LforLove ...

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New book exposes European religious network intent on overturning laws related to sexuality and reproduction

Posted on April 23, 2018 at 11:58 am

STOCKHOLM, 20 April – A book released today reveals that campaigners from the US and Europe have been strategizing ‘achievable goals’ to roll back human rights in Europe since 2013. Documents have recently emerged showing a detailed, extremist strategy called Restoring the Natural ...

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Everyone Counts Report 2018

Posted on April 12, 2018 at 7:37 am

The report gathers data from 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies worldwide, and offers insights into humanitarian and societal trends such as spontaneous volunteering; how volunteer numbers rise and then stabilize following a major disaster, and how National ...

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Upcoming research report: youth needs in Kenya

Posted on April 11, 2018 at 8:35 am

The research and insight team at 2CV has recently conducted formative, exploratory insight for the British Council on youth’s needs in Kenya. The project aimed to include the youth voice in future-scoping, and is one of a series of Next ...

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Caring for Child Survivors of Sexual Abuse. Guidelines for health and psychosocial service providers in humanitarian settings

Posted on March 27, 2018 at 12:26 pm

The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have dedicated resources toward developing a program model of care1 and guidelines for implementing ...

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When she needs it most: Access to supplies in Humanitarian settings

Posted on March 27, 2018 at 7:13 am

More than 32 million women and girls of reproductive age worldwide require humanitarian assistance. Women and girls affected by conflict and disasters are at increased risk of unintended pregnancy, unsafe abortion, and maternal morbidity and mortality, making their need and ...

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Research gaps and emerging priorities in sexual and reproductive health in Africa and the eastern Mediterranean regions

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 10:28 am

In-country research capacity is key to creating improvements in local implementation of health programs and can help prioritize health issues in a landscape of limited funding. Research prioritization has shown to be particularly useful to help answer strategic and programmatic ...

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#SheDecides

Posted on March 8, 2018 at 9:38 am

Last year, Joyce Browne, Share-Net member, shared a blog on the effect of the Global Gag Rule and #SheDecide movement. Although the data has changed, it is still a very relevant piece! We invite you all to read her blog. ...

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SheDecides – 1 year down the line. Spotlight on Countdown 2030 Europe Countries

Posted on March 1, 2018 at 9:40 am

One year on from the international SheDecides conference, Countdown 2030 Europe takes a look at what European donor governments have pledged to support the new movement, how they have kept the momentum, and what still needs to be done to ...

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