A Young Woman’s Toolkit for advocacy on SRHR and mental health

Posted on June 30, 2020 at 11:31 am

The World YWCA She Speaks platform together with Feminism in India recently launched their Young Woman’s Toolkit for advocacy on sexual and reproductive health & rights (SRHR) and mental health.…

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Are you ready for change? Gender equality attitudes study 2019

Posted on June 30, 2020 at 11:06 am

UN Women recently published a new study on gender equality attitudes that explores how to challenge discriminatory attitudes and gender roles that perpetuate inequalities. By using a 10-country pilot study,…

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But is it comprehensive? Unpacking the ‘comprehensive’ in comprehensive sexuality education

Posted on June 17, 2020 at 10:17 am

In their recent article, Esther Miedema, Marielle Le Mat, and Frances Hague (2020) dive into the notion of “comprehensive” in comprehensive sexuality education. To gain greater clarity on what CSE is seen to be and entails, and how this form ...

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Changing Educational Differentials in Female Sterilization

Posted on June 9, 2020 at 1:45 pm

In the recently published article “Changing Educational Differentials in Female Sterilization”, Sarah Hayford and colleagues (2020) build on data from the National Survey of Family Growth (1973-2015) to investigate the trends of educational differentials in sterilization. Read the full article ...

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Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration and Victimization Among Young Adult Sexual Minorities

Posted on June 9, 2020 at 1:24 pm

A recent article of Swiatlo et al. (2020) shows that sexual minority groups are disproportionately affected by intimate partner violence, indicating a need for increased prevention efforts and for studies exploring the mechanisms underlying these differences. Read the full article ...

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Share-Net Bangladesh presents policy review: Breaking the Last Taboo on Menstruation in Bangladesh

Posted on June 9, 2020 at 1:05 pm

We are proud that Share-Net Bangladesh has developed a policy review addressing the challenges of menstruation in Bangladesh. Despite the government’s continuous effort in addressing menstrual health and hygiene management in Bangladesh, it continues to be a challenge, especially at ...

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Briefing note on addressing mental health and psychosocial (MHPSS) aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted on April 20, 2020 at 5:06 pm

Introduction This briefing note summarises key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The brief was last updated February 2020. Mental…

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Disability Considerations in GBV Programming during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 20, 2020 at 4:42 pm

Overview This note provides information and practical guidance to support gender-based violence (GBV) practitioners to integrate attention to disability into GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response efforts during the COVID-19…

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Disability Considerations in GBV Programming during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 20, 2020 at 4:42 pm

Overview This note provides information and practical guidance to support gender-based violence (GBV) practitioners to integrate attention to disability into GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response efforts during the COVID-19…

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Infosheet on preserving abortion care during COVID-19

Posted on April 9, 2020 at 3:03 pm

DKT WomanCare Global distributes the Ipas MVA aspirator in 80+ countries worldwide. DKT WomanCare Global is responding swiftly to the global Covid-19 surge and published this info sheet on preserving abortion care in this pandemic where women’s healthcare services, in ...

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