Infographic: Violence Against Women

Posted on December 12, 2018 at 11:54 am

Violence against women is a human rights violation and global pandemic.  This infographic―developed with support from the United States Agency for International Development by the Interagency Gender Working Group’s Gender-Based Violence Task Force―illustrates the multiple ways in which violence against ...

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“It isn’t that we’re prostitutes”: Child protection and sexual exploitation of adolescent girls within and beyond refugee camps in Rwanda

Posted on December 12, 2018 at 11:07 am

While refugee camps can protect children from harm, they can also introduce new risks and vulnerabilities. Research suggests that adolescent girls are at particular risk for gender-based violence and sexual exploitation. Objective This study aimed to identify existing social and ...

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Research blog: ‘Climate Change and SRHR: What’s the Narrative?’

Posted on December 6, 2018 at 12:17 pm

My name is Katelynn Frawley, and I am a third-year student studying Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at Allegheny College in the U.S.  I spent this past semester studying abroad in Amsterdam through the School of International Training ...

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Infertility around the globe: new thinking on gender, reproductive technologies and global movements in the 21st century

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 3:33 pm

Infertility is estimated to affect as many as 186 million people worldwide. Although male infertility contributes to more than half of all cases of global childlessness, infertility remains a woman’s social burden. Unfortunately, areas of the world with the highest ...

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Right to assisted reproductive technology: Overcoming infertility in low-resource countries

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 3:25 pm

This article examines the high prevalence of primary and secondary infertility in low-resource countries. Provision of assisted reproductive technology (ART) to overcome both female and male infertility is in line with the reproductive rights agenda developed at the International Conference ...

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Factors Influencing Modern Contraceptive Use among Adolescents in Nepal

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 12:01 pm

In Nepal, contraceptive use among married adolescents is low and has remained nearly stagnant since 2006, while little information is available about contraceptive use among unmarried adolescents. Nepal is committed to improve sexual and reproductive health rights among all the ...

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Female Genital Mutilation Constitutes Irreparable, Irreversible Harm and is an Act of Violence Against Women and Girls – 2018 UNGA Resolution A/C.3/73/L.23/Rev.1

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 11:22 am

On Monday 19 November 2018, the Third Committee approved a consensus draft seeking to intensify global efforts to end female genital mutilation. By the resolution’s terms, the Assembly called on States to implement comprehensive prevention strategies and punitive measures. The resolution ...

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EuroNGOs Conference 2018 Report

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 11:14 am

This year we met in early November to discuss how the SRHR community can help unlock rights and care for all. We are proud to share with you the conference report which provides key actions points and recommendations that came ...

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STI* HIV* Sex* Congress – Key Highlights & Takeaways

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 11:03 am

The 22nd National Congress STI* HIV* Sex took place on the 23rd of November in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This year’s theme focused on ‘Together towards a breakthrough: smart solutions for successful STI & HIV control.’ ...

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Activist Toolkit on Differentiated Service Delivery

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 10:46 am

This week was all about #PeerPower as young people gathered at the PATA 2018 Youth Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The International AIDS Society Youth Champions attended, discussed and presented. As the Summit comes to a close we are ...

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