New WHO guidelines to improve care for millions living with female genital mutilation

Posted on June 16, 2016 at 4:59 pm

Health-care providers across the world need to be prepared to provide care to girls and women who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM). Many are unaware of the potential negative health consequences of FGM and are often inadequately trained to ...

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Abortion Drone; flight to Northern Ireland – Women on Waves

Posted on June 16, 2016 at 2:49 pm

On Tuesday 21 June, 2016 at 10.00 am the abortion drone will fly abortion pills from Ireland to Northern Ireland at Narrow Water. The Abortion Drone is a collaboration between Alliance for Choice; Rosa; Labour Alternative and Women on Waves. ...

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Young & in Control Event – SRHR Alliance

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 12:40 pm

Start Date: 2016-06-20

Unplanned pregnancies, sexual violence, girls who get forced into marriage with older men, or sexually transmitted infections such as HIV; in a number of developing countries young people are far from in control when it comes to their sexuality. They rarely have the ...

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Prince Claus Chair Seminar: Gender Based Violence and Global Governance. Resisting the Politics of Othering in Dutch Research, NGO Practice and Policy

Posted on June 6, 2016 at 5:02 am

Start Date: 2016-06-08

Date & time: 8 June 2016, 12:30-18:00 hrs. This symposiumis a joint initiative organised by ISS/EUR and Partos to facilitate exchange between academics, policy makers and practitioners working in the fields of international and national development.  Professor Rema Hammami, Prince Claus Chair holder ...

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Evaluations of reproductive health programs in humanitarian settings: a systematic review

Posted on June 5, 2016 at 4:08 am

Abstract: Provision of reproductive health (RH) services is a minimum standard of health care in humanitarian settings; however access to these services is often limited. This systematic review, one component of a global evaluation of RH in humanitarian settings, sought ...

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Articles and Powerpoint Guttmacher Presentation

Posted on June 2, 2016 at 1:01 pm

 Share-Net International and Oxfam Novib would like to share with you the articles and slides of the presentation by the Guttmacher Institute on the 24th of May 2016. The Guttmacher Institute presented findings from two major studies released in May. The ...

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HIV, HCV, TB and Harm Reduction in Prisons – Human Rights, Minimum Standards and Monitoring at the European and International Levels

Posted on June 2, 2016 at 7:57 am

Introduction This report is part of the European Union cofunded project “Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening Infectious Disease Monitoring”, led by Harm Reduction International. The project aims to reduce ill treatment of people in detention and improve prison conditions through ...

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A Time for Global Action: Addressing Girls’ Menstrual Hygiene Management Needs in Schools

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 7:40 am

Abstract Summary Points: There is an absence of guidance, facilities, and materials for schoolgirls to manage their menstruation in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Formative evidence has raised awareness that poor menstrual hygiene management (MHM) contributes to inequity, increasing exposure ...

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Conferentie Emancipator PRO: Het mannenemancipatie evenement voor professionals – Amsterdam

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 2:45 pm

Datum: 9 juni 2016. Mannenemancipatie voor professionals Emancipator nodigt je uit voor hét jaarlijkse event voor professionals die in hun werk te maken hebben met mannen, jongens en emancipatie: EmancipatorPRO! Met dit evenement delen we onze kennis, laten we ons ...

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Migration, Mobility and Marginalisation: Consequences for Sexual and Gender Minorities

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 2:31 pm

As a strategy to avoid discrimination, violence and economic marginalisation, sexual and gender non-conforming people often turn to migration as a route to achieve independence and build social capital. Recent studies by the IDS Sexuality, Poverty and Law programme demonstrate ...

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