16 voices on abortion access for victims of gender-based violence

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 3:13 pm

Did you know that one in three women worldwide experiences gender-based violence? Access to safe abortion is an essential part of care for survivors. One in three women worldwide experiences gender-based violence. Ipas is dedicating 2018’s 16 Days of Activism ...

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UK gives ‘landmark’ £200m to improve contraceptive access in Africa and Asia

Posted on November 14, 2018 at 3:11 pm

The UK government has launched a £200m programme to increase the availability of contraceptives in 27 countries across Africa and Asia, in what has been described as a “landmark” investment. The women’s integrated sexual health (Wish) programme from the Department for International ...

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UN Human Rights Committee Asserts that Access to Abortion and Prevention of Maternal Mortality are Human Rights

Posted on November 7, 2018 at 11:56 am

31-10-2018 (PRESS RELEASE)- The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes and firmly supports the United Nations Human Rights Committee’s General Comment on the Right to Life.  The language of the comment affirms that abortion is a human right, that preventable maternal deaths are a ...

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Expanding Cervical Cancer Screening and Preventive Therapy (CCS&PT) through Introducing New Technologies and Integrating with Voluntary Family Planning

Posted on November 5, 2018 at 5:20 pm

The program is being implemented at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine with funding provided by USAID. Projects supported should include service delivery of CCS&PT integrated with voluntary family planning, as well as implementation research, capacity building, and ...

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The power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

Posted on October 17, 2018 at 4:40 pm

CHOICE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD. It can rapidly improve the well-being of women and girls, transform families and societies, and accelerate global development. The extent to which couples and individuals have real choices about whether and when to have children, ...

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#ICFP2018 Virtual Conference Program

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 2:55 pm

The 5th International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP2018) is excited to include a virtual conference program. We’re excited to give everyone, wherever they are, the opportunity to take part in this important community-gathering. We are hosting the virtual conference program ...

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Call for Abstracts – NVVS Najaarscongres ‘Was will der Mann!’

Posted on August 29, 2018 at 4:23 pm

Start Date: 2018-08-29

End Date: 2018-09-03

Hoe ervaren mannen de maatschappelijke normen en waarden die de seksualiteit van ons allen definieert? We praten veel over de manier waarop vrouwelijke seksualiteit hierdoor wordt beperkt. Voelen mannen zich net zo gevangen in opvattingen over mannelijkheid als vrouwen in ...

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Toward communities as systems: asequential mixed methods study tounderstand factors enablingimplementation of a skilled birthattendance intervention in NampulaProvince, Mozambique

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 3:10 pm

Abstract Background: Skilled birth attendance, institutional deliveries, and provision of quality, respectful care are key practices to improve maternal and neonatal health outcomes. In Mozambique, the government has prioritized improved service delivery and demand for these practices, alongside “humanization of the ...

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Official press releases 20 of the world’s leading researchers say scientific evidence does not support HIV criminalization laws

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:24 pm

25 July 2018 (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) – The “Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV in the Context of Criminal Law” and an accompanying editorial were published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) today. Concerned that HIV criminalization laws are partly driven by ...

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New evidence shows far-reaching impact of expanded US “global gag rule”

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 10:21 am

Studies lay out potential threats to HIV progress 27 July 2018 (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) – Researchers shared alarming evidence at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) today of negative impacts of the US Government’s “Mexico City Policy”, also known ...

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