Educating Girls, The Only Road To Achieve the SDGs

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 4:25 pm

More girls in rural Bihar, India are going to school after mini-grid-powered household lights give mothers and children two extra hours of evening work and study time. Experts say that when girls receive prolonged education this reduces HIV prevalence, child ...

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‘The mindset is that boys are not raped’: India ends silence on male sex abuse

Posted on May 29, 2018 at 12:18 pm

A film-maker asked by the Indian government to conduct a study of male survivors of child sexual abuse has said there is a culture of indifference in the country about “what happens to men as boys”. Insia Dariwala is investigating ...

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Saudi Women’s Activists Arrested Prior To Lifting Of Driving Ban

Posted on May 29, 2018 at 11:32 am

At least six prominent defenders of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia were detained this week, six weeks before the kingdom’s ban on women from driving is due to be lifted June 24. Activist Loujain al-Hathloul was arrested at her home ...

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The Syrian conflict: a case study of the challenges and acute need for medical humanitarian operations for women and children internally displaced persons

Posted on May 29, 2018 at 10:17 am

Background After 7 years of increasing conflict and violence, the Syrian civil war now constitutes the largest displacement crisis in the world, with more than 6 million people who have been internally displaced. Among this already-vulnerable population group, women and children face ...

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World Preeclampsia Day

Posted on May 22, 2018 at 11:51 am

World Preeclampsia Day!  May 22nd, 2018 The UMCUs have an active research portfolio about Pre-eclampsia and related hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are one of the core research areas of Julius Global Health in collaboration with the Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis ...

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Evidence brief on the importance of SRHR for HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 1:03 pm

Over the last several years, countries in the eastern and southern Africa (ESA) region have made significant and commendable progress in preventing mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV and in scaling up HIV treatment efforts. However, despite these gains, there have ...

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Consolidated Guideline on SRHR of women living with HIV

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 12:35 pm

The starting point for this consolidated guideline is the point at which a woman has learnt that she is living with HIV, and it therefore covers key issues for providing comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights-related services and support ...

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SRHR and HIV Linkages: Navigating work in progress in 2017 – IAWG

Posted on April 6, 2017 at 9:40 am

This is an update from IAWG on SRHR and HIV linkages resources which have now been finalized. SRHR and HIV Linkages Index: The Index combines 30 indicators to provide the first ever composite score for measuring country progress towards achieving ...

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Report Technical Meeting on Hormonal Contraception in MPTs

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 4:22 pm

The Initiative for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (IMPT) is a product neutral, global collaboration that advances the development of MPTs to address the interlinked risks of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. Comprised of members from across disciplines ...

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Leadership & Innovation—Listening to and Learning From Young People in Burundi

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 6:44 pm

Abstract This commentary describes young people’s leadership from the perspective of a youth-led organization in the Link Up project in Burundi, Réseau National des Jeunes vivant avec le VIH. It describes processes that enable young people to guide, influence, deliver, ...

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