Is AGEP Building Assets for Vulnerable Girls in Zambia? Preliminary Research Findings

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 6:13 am

The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP) is a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a multisectoral program intended to increase girls’ social, health and economic resources. AGEP involves over 10,000 vulnerable girls ages 10–19 in Zambia. The girls participate in weekly ...

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Share-Net Report NGO Stop Aids Fonds, Amsterdam

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 2:26 am

The “Young Investigators NGO Tour” is an initiative of Share-Net International that aims to offer a two-way platform for young investigators (including PhD researchers, Post-docs, researchers within NGOs and institutes) to disseminate their work, as well as for NGO practitioners ...

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2015 Progress Report on the Global Plan

Posted on December 3, 2015 at 11:33 am

2015 Progress Report on the Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children and Keeping their Mothers Alive This is the fourth annual report of the Global Plan, and it summarizes the progress made through December 2014. The ...

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Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies

Posted on December 1, 2015 at 7:55 am

Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies offers a fresh look at significant transnational legal developments in recent years, examining key judicial decisions, constitutional texts, and regulatory reforms of abortion law in order to envision ways ahead.

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Share-Net Round Table Report: Engagement with the Private Sector in the field of SRHR and HIV

Posted on November 29, 2015 at 12:18 pm

Share-Net is in the process of developing strategy to encourage involvement of the private sector in our activities, and the SRHR and HIV sector. A thematic round table meeting has been part of this process. That meeting focused on the ...

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Policy brief: Sexuality education – what is it?

Posted on November 27, 2015 at 11:32 am

Sex Education, DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1100599 This policy brief developed by the European Expert Group on Sexuality Education provides an overview of key issues in sexuality education. It focuses primarily on sexuality education in Europe and Central Asia but is also relevant ...

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Minimum Standards for Prevention and Response to Gender-based Violence in Emergencies

Posted on November 24, 2015 at 11:31 am

Gender based violence is a life-threatening, global health and human rights issue that violates international human rights law and principles of gender equality. In emergencies, such as conflict or natural disasters, the risk of violence, exploitation and abuse is heightened, ...

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Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015

Posted on November 24, 2015 at 11:27 am

Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 Target 5A called for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three quarters between 1990 and 2015. It has been a challenge to assess the extent of progress due to the lack of reliable and ...

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Lessons learned from a decade implementing Comprehensive Sexuality Education in resource poor settings: The World Starts With Me

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 11:24 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1111203 Abstract: Today, more than half of the world population is under the age of 25 years and one in four is under age 18. The urgency of expanding access to Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) notably ...

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Research priorities on ending child marriage and supporting married girls

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 6:51 am

Reproductive Health 2015, 12:80  doi:10.1186/s12978-015-0060-5 Abstract: Over the past few years the issue of child marriage has received growing political and programmatic attention. In spite of some progress in a number of countries, global rates have not declined over the past decade. Knowledge ...

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