A forgotten group during humanitarian crises: a systematic review of sexual and reproductive health interventions for young people including adolescents in humanitarian settings

Posted on December 12, 2019 at 11:44 am

Background Young people including adolescents face barriers to healthcare and increased risk of poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH), which are exacerbated in humanitarian settings. Our systematic review assessed the evidence on SRH interventions for young people including adolescents in ...

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A Package of SRHR Interventions—What Does It Mean for Adolescents?

Posted on December 11, 2019 at 12:44 pm

This article analyzes the relevance of the comprehensive definition of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) to adolescents and identifies adolescent-specific implications for the implementation of an essential package of SRHR interventions. The delivery of a comprehensive approach to ...

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Queering SRHR: Report on the state of SRHR of LGBTIQ people in Europe

Posted on December 11, 2019 at 12:31 pm

LGBTIQ Family Rights Every day in Europe, external social, cultural and political factors deeply impact the ways in which LGBTIQ Families experience life events such as marriage, reproduction, parenting etc. because of their gender, identity and sexuality. Analysing the current ...

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Interactive Webinar: strengthening your CSE programme by addressing gender and power

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 2:22 pm

Interactive webinar Did you know Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is five times more likely to be successful in preventing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) when it pays explicit attention to the topics of gender and power? Rutgers acknowledges ...

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Women and Young Persons with Disabilities: UNFPA Guidlelines

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 1:09 pm

About Tuesday December 2nd marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities! We would like to share with you on this occasion, UNFPA’s SRHR guidelines which is titled: “WOMEN AND YOUNG PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES – Guidelines for Providing Rights-Based and Gender-Responsive ...

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Impact of internal female migration on unmet need for modern contraception in Zambia

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 12:35 pm

Background There is limited evidence about how migrating impacts women’s family planning. This study aims to address this gap in research by assessing how different migration patterns affect the chances for women to have their reproductive needs (i.e. contraception) unfulfilled (i.e. unmet). ...

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UHC2030’s Summary Document: Key Targets, Commitments & Actions

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 11:45 am

 UCH2030’s Summary Document UHC Day 2019 is nearly here and UHC2030 have been working hard to bring us all the latest updates and information that we need. 2019 is arguably the biggest year for the universal health coverage (UHC) movement ...

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RESPECT women: Preventing violence against women

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 5:44 pm

About Violence against women is a major public health problem rooted in gender inequality, and is a gross violation of women’s human rights affecting the lives and health of millions of women and girls. Aiming to end violence against women, ...

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UNAIDS’ Global HIV & AIDS statistics 2019 fact sheet

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 5:32 pm

About December 1st marks World Aids Day and UNAIDS have released an updated fact sheet for 2019 regarding global AIDs and HIV statistics. UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as ...

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2019

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 4:55 pm

Background The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that takes place each year. It commences on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. It ...

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