Improving the Measurement of Fertility Regulation Practices: Findings from Qualitative Research in Ghana

Posted on March 27, 2018 at 9:14 am

According to Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data, highly educated urban women in some West African countries simultaneously have low rates of both contraceptive use and fertility—suggesting that the DHS may not be capturing a complete picture of women’s contraceptive ...

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Research Blog: Access to information on sexual reproductive health amongst young women in Mara region, Tanzania

Posted on March 27, 2018 at 9:00 am

By Anastasia Pirvu Thanks to the Sustainable Humanities Fund from Leiden University I had the chance to conduct a field study for five weeks in Tanzania. The research focused on identifying information flows related to public health used by young women ...

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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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World Contraception Day 2017

Posted on March 26, 2018 at 11:52 am

Contraception is a human right!   To celebrate World Contraception Day, check the banner about consequences of not having access to contraception in the different Share-Net country hubs, the Netherlands, Bangladesh, Burundi and Jordan.

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International Safe Abortion Day 2017

Posted on March 26, 2018 at 11:47 am

Is it abortion illegal in Jordan? When is it allowed to abort in Bangladesh? Since when it is legal to terminate a pregnancy in the Netherlands? Is it legal to terminate a pregnancy if the life of the woman is ...

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Addressing Sexual and Gender Diversity in Dutch Development Cooperation

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 11:20 am

The working group on Sexual Diversity (SD) of Share-Net Netherlands initiated a mapping in the Netherlands on who is doing what & how around SD, using an online survey and interviews. The mapping gives a general insight into the extent ...

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Scholarships for Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 9:44 am

FWOS Full Scholarship The FWOS (Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Seksualiteit) is offering two full scholarships for the Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture & Society. The scholarship will cover the expenses for tuition (€2350) as well as housing in Amsterdam (€575). The ...

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Infographic: Gender based violence incidents in Bangladesh, Burundi, Jordan and Netherlands

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 1:30 pm

Together with all the Share-Net Country hubs, RedOrange has developed an info-graphic which focuses on gender based violence incidents in Bangladesh, Burundi, Jordan and Netherlands. RedOrange also believes that collective action and shared responsibility can accelerate gender parity. To know more, visit: ...

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A Hidden Face of War

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 12:12 pm

The impact of conflict is rarely seen through the prism of reproductive health. Yet women and girls routinely face sexual and gender-based violence during war and its aftermath, maternal mortality is endemic in conflict-affected areas and amplifying women’s voices is ...

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Where Schools Fit Into Youth-Friendly Health Services

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 11:10 am

Project Ignite is reaching more Mozambican girls with sexual health services today than ever before. Across the Republic of Mozambique, three in four unmarried sexually active adolescent girls do not use contraception—a lack of access that drives two in five girls to ...

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