Using scorecards to achieve facility improvements for maternal and newborn health

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:31 am

Abstract The Government of Sierra Leone launched the Free Health Care Initiative in 2010, which contributed to increased use of facility based maternity services. However, emergency obstetric and neonatal care (EmONC) facilities were few and were inadequately equipped to meet ...

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Unintended pregnancies among women living in urban slums: Evidence from a prospective study in Nairobi City, Kenya

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:27 am

Background: Despite the significant proportion of young people residing in slum communities, little attention has been paid to the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) challenges they face during their transition to adulthood within this harsh environment. Little is known about ...

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Access to and Effects of Social Protection on Workers living with HIV and their Households

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:54 am

The report shows that even though policies do not exclude people living with HIV, they face challenges in accessing the existing social protection services, notably a lack of adequate knowledge about the programmes, complicated procedures for accessing programmes, and stigma ...

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SABPP Women’s Report 2014: Work and Women’s Reproductive Health

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:49 am

This Report by the South African Board for People Practices focuses on “Work and Women’s Reproductive Health” with six chapters: 1. Women’s reproductive options: Career- and HR implications Prof Anita Bosch 2. Women’s fertility and work Dr Merwyn Jacobson 3. ...

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Scoping literature/ web review of SRHR networks, policies and practices in Jordan

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 11:11 am

This literature/ web search on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights aims to initiate the process of selecting and identifying a knowledge network or organization in the field of SRHR that can operate as Share-Net Jordan. This search provides insight ...

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Evolving Men: Initial Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 10:12 am

The Men and Gender Equality Policy Project (MGEPP), led by Instituto Promundo and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), is a multi-year, multi-country effort to build the evidence base on how to change public institutions and policies to ...

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Gender relations, sexual and gender-based violence and the effects of conflict on women and men in North Kivu. Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:41 am

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) was conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2012 by Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice and the Institut Supérieur du Lac, with a focus on understanding men’s practices and attitudes related ...

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Global pathways to men’s caregiving: Mixed methods findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey and the Men Who Care study

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:38 am

Promoting men’s participation in unpaid care work is part of the Programme of Action for the International Conference on Population and Development. However, men’s involvement in care work does not mirror the advances women have made in paid work outside ...

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MenCare Brazil Film

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:12 am

The MenCare Campaign is proud to present Marcio’s Story, an emotional telling of how fatherhood plays an integral role in men’s lives. Marcio, a man living in Brazil, narrates in first person the importance of supporting men’s involvement in the ...

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MenCare Rwanda Film

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:10 am

The MenCare Campaign presents Theresa and Landuwari’s story from Rwanda, a journey of a husband and father’s understanding that when men engage as caregivers in the home and support women’s economic empowerment and education, it benefits women, children and the ...

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