YOUNG WOMEN DESERVE CHOICES FOR THEIR MENSTRUAL HYGIENE

Posted on May 31, 2018 at 4:29 pm

While the topic of menstruation is gaining traction and attention across the globe, data on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) practices and consumers’ preferences are scarce: PSI aimed to bring its unique knowledge and experience of health markets to help improve ...

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New quality of care standards to save lives and improve the health of children and young adolescents

Posted on May 1, 2018 at 8:38 am

On 24 April, WHO launched Standards for improving quality of care for children and young adolescents in health facilities, in Entebbe, Uganda, in a meeting organized by the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (Quality ...

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Where Schools Fit Into Youth-Friendly Health Services

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 11:10 am

Project Ignite is reaching more Mozambican girls with sexual health services today than ever before. Across the Republic of Mozambique, three in four unmarried sexually active adolescent girls do not use contraception—a lack of access that drives two in five girls to ...

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Capacity and Consent: Empowering Adolescents to Exercise their Reproductive Rights.

Posted on July 13, 2017 at 1:24 pm

With adolescents and youth constituting a quarter of the global population – for a total of 1.8 billion people – it has never been more critical that their human rights be fully recognized and realized within global arenas and at ...

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Four new projects on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Bangladesh – NWO-WOTRO

Posted on January 30, 2017 at 6:47 am

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has recently awarded funding to four more projects within the research programme Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), that focuses on Bangladesh and Burundi. With these four projects 1.4 million euros will be invested ...

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Share-Net Background Paper for CSE & YFHS Linkages Youth Week 2016

Posted on January 26, 2017 at 11:23 am

The Knowledge Platform on the SRHR and HIV (Share-Net international), in its vision, works toward making a visible difference in closing the gap between knowledge, policy and practice in the field of SRHR and HIV with particular reference to: 1) ...

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EuroNGOs 2016 Conference Report & Video

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 9:21 pm

The 2016 EuroNGOs Conference “A Strong Start – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the 2030 Agenda” was hosted by our member Le Planning Familial and took place in Paris on 4-5 October, 2016. In the past few years, the SRHR community has ...

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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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UNFPA Technical Guidance for Prioritizing Adolescent Health

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 3:35 pm

Adolescent health has become a priority on the global agenda. Many low- and middle-income countries increasingly recognize that achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires greater investments in adolescents’ health and development. National governments and partners see the importance of prioritizing ...

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State of World Population Report 2016

Posted on November 3, 2016 at 9:55 am

Forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development agenda, warns UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in The State of World Population 2016, released today. Practices that harm ...

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