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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Bridging the gap between global policy and local practice of respectful maternity care

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 9:08 am

After a long time of insufficient attention, respectful maternity care (RMC) is finally a growing field of interest in global maternal health practices, discussions, and publications. Whilst practitioners, researchers and policy makers aim to adapt and implement these guidelines to ...

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Joining forces for women in India

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 12:23 pm

Choice over stigma is key to the work we do at Love Matters India. In India, millions of women and girls experience unsafe abortions because they are subject to shame, stigma and judgment for the choices they make about their ...

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AIDOS: Building Bridges between Africa and Europe to tackle FGM

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 10:33 am

On the 6th of February, International Day of Zero Tolerance on FGM, AIDOS launched videos produced within the project “Building Bridges between Africa and Europe to tackle FGM” supported by UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. The videos were ...

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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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