Webinar Recording: Safeguarding Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 11:44 am

About the webinar Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens access to sexual and reproductive health, including contraceptive services, for women and girls who are disproportionately affected by the crisis in a myriad of ways. Alongside broader health needs, disruptions to ...

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Care-seeking among survivors of gender-based violence in the Dadaab refugee complex

Posted on February 24, 2020 at 5:22 pm

This week’s RAISE/IAWG literature review includes a study exploring barriers and facilitators to care-seeking for gender-based violence (GBV) among women living in the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya. The study found that facilitators to seeking GBV services included awareness of ...

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Registration is now open for the IAWG 2020 meeting!

Posted on January 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Registration is Now Open! If you haven’t yet, please take a moment and register for the IAWG 2020 meeting, Bridging the Divide: Operationalizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Nexus.   Dates and Location February 19 – 21. 2020 ...

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IAWG’s MISP Distance Learning Module

Posted on January 6, 2020 at 4:11 pm

About The Inter-Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises (IAWG) have launched their MISP Distance Learning Module! The Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) distance learning module has been newly revised in 2019. This ...

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Researching violence against women and girls in South Sudan: ethical and safety considerations and strategies

Posted on January 6, 2020 at 3:50 pm

Abstract Background Globally, it is estimated that at least one out of every three women experiences violence by an intimate partner and/or non-partner throughout their lifetime. Women and girls are at even higher risk of violence in conflict and humanitarian ...

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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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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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Factsheet: Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs in Emergencies

Posted on October 24, 2019 at 1:17 pm

About This factsheet, titled “Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs in Emergencies” which has been developed by IAWG provides key statistics and information on the needs and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) risks facing adolescents in emergency settings. In addition, ...

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Prioritizing SRHR of adolescent girls and young women within HIV treatment and care services in emergency settings: a girl-centered agenda

Posted on June 19, 2019 at 4:25 pm

Extensive documentation exists on a range of negative sexual and reproductive health outcomes and rights violations occurring during humanitarian emergencies. We explore two central questions: Do existing policies, services, and research adequately address the SRH rights, priorities and HIV risks ...

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