Gender, power, and violence: A systematic review of measures and their association with male perpetration of IPV

Posted on February 19, 2020 at 5:42 pm

Abstract Introduction Harmful gender norms, views on the acceptability of violence against women, and power inequities in relationships have been explored as key drivers of male perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV). Yet such antecedents have been inconsistently measured in ...

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Call for Abstracts on ‘Preeclampsia: Vigilance in Screening, Diagnosis and Management’

Posted on February 19, 2020 at 3:47 pm

About Preeclampsia, or high blood pressure is the most common medical problem that is encountered in pregnancy. In general gestational hypertension complicates 10% of first time pregnancies. Mild Preeclampsia affects up to 10% of first time pregnancies with severe Preeclampsia ...

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Sex after HIV diagnosis

Posted on February 14, 2020 at 12:15 pm

In order to get a better understanding of what helps people adjust to sex after HIV diagnosis, researchers interviewed people living with HIV.  For people living with HIV, sexual adjustment after diagnosis is affected by fears of transmitting the virus ...

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Violence against women increased by climate breakdown

Posted on February 10, 2020 at 2:53 pm

Climate breakdown and the global crisis of environmental degradation are increasing violence against women and girls, while gender-based exploitation is in turn hampering our ability to tackle the crises, a major report of the International Union for the Conservation of ...

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WHO Factsheet: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Posted on February 6, 2020 at 11:22 am

The 6th of February marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. To raise further awareness about this harmful practice and in an effort to eliminate its prevalence, we are sharing the WHO’s factsheet about FGM. Key facts ...

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Violence against women and domestic violence in the Netherlands: Call for a stronger gender perspective

Posted on February 4, 2020 at 12:06 pm

In its first report on implementation by the Netherlands of the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (widely known as the “Istanbul Convention”), the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts (GREVIO) stresses the country’s long history of ...

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Review on regional legal and policy instruments for addressing LGBT exclusion in Africa

Posted on February 4, 2020 at 11:34 am

A recently published review in the International Journal Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters elaborates on regional legal and policy instruments for addressing LGBT exclusion in Africa. The review highlights the need for accountability and commitment among member-states of the African ...

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New data on European support to Sexual Reproductive Health and Family Planning

Posted on February 4, 2020 at 10:58 am

The Countdown 2030 Europe Consortium has just shared the most recent trends in SRHR policies and funding support by European donor countries – through their latest report and an online data dashboard. The analysis done by Countdown 2030 Europe shows ...

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Student Blog: Lucy Kaluvu’s Research on Mhealth in Kenya

Posted on January 23, 2020 at 12:28 pm

ELIMINATION OF BOTTLENECKS IN HIV PREVENTION, CARE AND TREATMENT: THE MOBILE HEALTH (MHEALTH) OPPORTUNITY IN KENYA. At the Share-Net 8th Annual Student Meeting: Linking research, policy and practice, ISS ,The Hague My name is Lucy Kaluvu. I am a healthcare ...

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Summerschool Applications: Reproductive and Maternal Health

Posted on January 21, 2020 at 2:53 pm

This summer, the 4th edition of the Reproductive and Maternal Health: A Global Perspective Summer School will take place from the 13th to 17th of July, in Utrecht, the Netherlands. This course is organised by Julius Global Health and Division ...

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