Ending Child Marriage: Child Marriage Laws and their limitations

Posted on February 27, 2018 at 12:39 pm

Child marriage is defined as a formal or informal union before the age of 18. The practice affects mostly girls. While child marriage is especially prevalent in low and lower-middle income countries, it is also observed in other countries. It ...

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Research Blog: Mobile technologies as a tool for sexual health education

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 1:34 pm

We gladly introduce our first research blog from Katy Elliott a former student at The University of Amsterdam who participated at Share-Net´s Annual Student-NGO event: Linking Research, Policy and Practice. She performed her research on ‘Mobile technologies as a tool ...

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What you need to know about abortion restrictions on U.S. global health assistance

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 9:49 am

If your organization receives global health assistance (monetary and non-monetary) from the U.S. government, there may be certain types of abortion-related work that you cannot perform—and these restrictions can even limit work funded from sources other than the U.S. government. ...

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‘Reframing SRHR in a Time of Growing Populism’. An Interview with Anne Blanksma Çeta, Senior Research Consultant at Glocalities

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 9:28 am

Share-Net Netherlands: Thank you for this opportunity. Share-Net Netherlands is very interested in learning more about your work as we believe that some of the insights you have gained can be extremely relevant for our members. You are a Senior ...

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Not a Reduction to the Absurd—Necessary Adjustments to Trump’s Global Gag Rule Policy Contained in Six-Month Implementation Review

Posted on February 13, 2018 at 10:32 am

On February 7th, the Department of State released its Protecting Life in U.S. Global Health Assistance Six-Month Review detailing the implementation of the Trump-Pence administration’s dramatic expansion of the Global Gag Rule to virtually all of the U.S. government’s global ...

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Countdown to 2030: tracking progress towards universal coverage for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health

Posted on February 5, 2018 at 2:27 pm

Building upon the successes of Countdown to 2015, Countdown to 2030 aims to support the monitoring and measurement of women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health in the 81 countries that account for 95% of maternal and 90% of all child deaths ...

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Gender-Based Violence Quality Assurance Tool

Posted on February 5, 2018 at 2:19 pm

This Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Quality Assurance Tool offers health care providers, facilities, and program planners a straightforward way to start, strengthen or expand post-GBV health services through the use of evidence-based standards. It was developed by Jhpiego, the U.S. Centers ...

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Alles Beeft in de wind (Everything shivers with the wind)

Posted on February 1, 2018 at 8:33 am

In the 1970’s the young country Pakistan, founded in 1947, is split into a western province and an eastern province, with India in the middle. The country faces many challenges. One of these is a continuation of its huge population ...

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The political dimension of sexual rights. Commentary on the paper by Chandra-Mouli et al.: a never-before opportunity to strengthen investment and action on adolescent contraception, and what we must do to make full use of it

Posted on January 31, 2018 at 9:14 am

Plain English summary The recent commentary article by Chandra-Mouli and colleagues speaks of a never-before opportunity to strengthen investment and action on adolescent contraception. It calls for five things that would need to be done differently to improve access to and ...

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Policy Brief: Why should sexuality education be delivered in school-based settings?

Posted on January 29, 2018 at 3:14 pm

This policy brief provides the rationale for implementing formal sexuality-education programmes in school-based settings in Europe and Central Asia. Sexuality education delivered within a safe learning environment and alongside access to youth-friendly health services has a positive and lifelong effect ...

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