In addition to the research coordinated through NWO/WOTRO a small grants fund has been established to further the aims of Share-Net International. This fund is open to all members of Share-Net International for any of the following activities.
Small grants are available for work in the focus countries to address the prioritised research needs and also for any low or middle income country.
Currently Share-Net International is not accepting Small Grant Applications. The next call will be published in 2019.
The power of confident young people: a comparison study of the effects of an edutainment approach to sexuality education for youth.
Aim: The aim of this project is to conduct a comparative study to investigate the added values of an entertainment education and empowerment approach to sexuality education for youth.
• dance4life Infographic
From research to action in Burundi: Using evidence gathered by people living with HIV to inform advocacy.
Aim: The aim is to develop evidence-driven advocacy to promote the SRHR of people living with HIV in Burundi.
• GNPplus presentation
- i+solutions (UAFC)
Getting the hearts and minds of Bangladesh stakeholders ready for the introduction of female condoms (based on the experience of global UAFC and local HLL/HLFPPT condom knowledge and infrastructure).
Aim: Organize, inform, discuss and align with all relevant stakeholders in Bangladesh, on getting FC introduced and used by women and girls (and men) in Bangladesh.
• i+ solutions UAFC presentation
- International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
Exploring youth explicit media usage to improve the responsiveness of CSE programs in the Great Lakes Region.
Aim: This research project aims to explore young people’s exposure to sexually explicit media in the African Great Lakes region and the extent to which it influences their sexual indentity development. The findings will help to create CSE programming that is better equiped to respond to the realities in their local contexts.
• Article Pornography and Sex education in Eastern Africa
- Oxfam Novib
Women and girls in charge of their own sexual and reproductive health to fulfil their potential in society.
Aim: Through this grant Oxfam Novib would like to have 7 gender power analysis conducted in 7 countries and have several assumptions tested with the aim to inform and strengthen existing national SRHR lobby and advocacy efforts from a women’s rights perspective.
• Oxfam novib report• Oxfam novib annex 1
• Oxfam novib annex 2
• Oxfam novib annex 3
• Oxfam novib annex 4
- Prayas & Population Research Centre (PRC), University of Groningen
Assessing the impact of a novel research based intervention to improve access to contraceptive choices among HIV infected women from Western India.
Aim: The primary aim of this proposal is to assess impact of an existing research based intervention designed to assist HIV infected women and men to make more informed decisions regarding their sexual and reproductive health.
• PRC Prayas report• Article Rights-based written narratives on SRH
- Radboud UMC: Radboud Institute for Health Sciences
Understanding differentials in district performance in adolescent reproductive health service quality & coverage in Rwanda.
Aim: The aim of the project is to corroborate some of the claims that have recently been made – by policy makers, health practitioners, scientists and representative from international agencies, including WHO – that Rwanda has achieved remarkable progress in several key health indicators, including sexual and reproductive health.
• Radboud UMC Rwanda presentation
Mobile for Mothers: Is a mobile application the way forward to improving safe motherhood? A quasi-experimental study in India.
• Simavi MfM poster 1• Simavi MfM poster 2
- University of Amsterdam (UvA): department of Sociology and Anthropology Centre for Social Science and Global Health
Lessons learned on programmatic collaboration between key populations: A case study of BUZA’s Bridging the Gaps – Health and rights for key populations global alliance.
Aim: The aim of this proposal is to conduct operational research on lessons learned regarding programmatic collaboration between organisations representing key populations. With documentation and publication as output.
• UvA Bridging the Gaps presentation• UvA Bridging the Gaps report
- The University of Jordan and the Royal Health Awareness Society (RAHS)
Development of outcome indicators to assess the impact of integrating youth sexual reproductive health information programs into higher education curriculum in Jordan.Aim: To create a new programme to integrate SRH with other efforts to improve education and information for health promotion in the curriculum.
- Jordan University of Science & Technology, Faculty of Medicine/Faculty of Nursing
Maternal and newborn services in Jordan: Rapid Health Facility Assessment.
Aim: Determine the capacity of health facilities to provide obstetric and neonatal care and assess the quality of care provided during pregnancy, delivery and postpartum periods.
- Jordan University of Science and Technology
The Positive effect of father’s involvement during maternity care for his wife.
Aim: To develop, implement and evaluate an intervention to promote father inclusion of MNH. In addition, they want to promote active fathers inclusion in MNH. Finally, to enhance community awareness and advocacy for the positive role of fathers.
- Independent member
Using the score card‘s dialogue as a way to address the disrespectful and abusive behaviour of health workers towards pregnant women at childbirth services in Burundi.
Aim: The aim of the score card session is to identify causes for staff poor behavior and to help finding a commonly agreed solution by providing a platform for health providers, women and community members to discuss the issue and propose solutions.
- James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC Universit
Documentary on sexual diversity in Bangladesh: Narratives of LGB Youth.
Aim: Explaining sexual diversity through a video, and using it to initiate dialogues with policymakers, government officials and youth in Bangladesh.
“Translating SRHR”: an English – Bangla Dictionary Application. Aim: To develop a user – friendly SRHR dictionary application that can be used on cell phones, laptops and tablets.
- Turning Point Foundation
Promote SRHR and Inclusion in the Government’s National Plan of Action on Adolescent Health Strategy 2017-2030 in Bangladesh.Aim: To enable 60 adolescents from marginalized groups to review and provide inputs in the National Plan of Action on Adolescent Health Strategy 2017-2030 through enhancing their knowledge and confidence. In addition, they want to promote inclusion of that group in the Plan mentioned above through advocacy.
- PSI Europe
To Porn, Or Not To Porn? That Is The Question: Addressing the Lack of Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Ethiopia.
Aim: The aim of this proposal is to address these growing educational and emotional needs through a CSE product that provides relevant, readily accessible information about sex and sexual and reproductive health care.
- University Medical Center Utrecht
From research to practice: the value of five years of maternal health research collaboration in Ghana.
Aim: First of all, it aims to illustrate the value of research and research capacity building to improve maternal health in Ghana. the second aim is to share and build support for the value of maternal health research in Ghana and the Netherlands.
Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice: a participatory process to translate research into action.
Aim: To tailor the findings to the needs of each target audience (alliance partners, country partners, policymakers), to be able to effectively promote changes in policies and practice. The outcomes of the additional analysis of the country case studies will help us to translate the research into action plans and into products to be used by each of the target audiences, for improved collaboration and for evidence-based advocacy.
- CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality
Capacity-strengthening for national level policy change: Europe Unite for CSE rights!
Aim: They aim to advocate for the implementation of CSE programs in Eastern Europe, firstly by creating a supportive environment for CSE integration in national level policies.
- Oxfam Novib
Social Norms underpinning SRHR violations in Nigeria: translating research for use in influencing policy and practice.
Aim: The aim is to translate the research on deepened understanding about social norms in Nigeria into materials useful for the ‘ENOUGH’ campaign, which Oxfam will co-create and implement with local partners including women and human rights organisations and youth movements.