Focus on Abortion: Special Supplement

Posted on January 6, 2021 at 5:42 pm

The peer-reviewed journal International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health has recently published a special supplement on the Focus on Abortion. It, among others, includes an article on the Global Developments in Laws on Induced Abortion, highlighting the period of ...

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Toolkit for managing and improving the quality of SRHR services in fragile and humanitarian settings during COVID-19 and future pandemics

Posted on December 8, 2020 at 3:14 pm

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Share-Net International members Balanced Stewardship Development Association (BALSDA) and Organization for Health in Sustainable Development (OHISD) based in Nigeria and Cameroon respectively, have developed a toolkit for managing and improving the quality of SRHR ...

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UNDP COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker

Posted on November 2, 2020 at 3:33 pm

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recently launched the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker. The COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker monitors policy measures enacted by governments worldwide to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, and highlights responses that have integrated a gender ...

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M-RAT: Monitoring Menstrual Hygiene Management Programming in Emergencies

Posted on September 2, 2020 at 5:43 pm

The MHM Rapid Assessment Tool (M-RAT) is used to evaluate the status & reach of MHM programming within an ongoing humanitarian emergency. It can help to identify strengths & areas…

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From insights to action: Gender equality in the wake of COVID-19

Posted on September 2, 2020 at 5:09 pm

UN Women recently published a new report on the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on extreme poverty, employment, health, unpaid care, and violence against women and girls. The impacts of crises are never gender-neutral, and COVID‑19 is no exception. This publication ...

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Unlocking the lockdown: The gendered effects of COVID-19 on achieving the SDGS in Asia and the Pacific

Posted on August 6, 2020 at 2:17 pm

Recently, UN Women published a new report and dataset on the gendered effects of COVID-19 on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific. Throughout the report, UN Women and Women Count dive into the gendered effects ...

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Maintaining essential health services: operational guidance for the COVID-19 context

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 4:53 pm

Countries around the world are facing the challenge of increased demand for care of people with COVID-19, compounded by fear, misinformation and limitations on movement that disrupt the delivery of health care for all conditions. Maintaining essential health services: operational guidance ...

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COVID-19 at the Intersection of Gender and Disability

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 4:49 pm

In March 2020, Women Enabled International (WEI) identified a gap in initial global responses to COVID-19: many actors were discussing how to include women and persons with disabilities in the response, but few were considering the unique experiences of women ...

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Feminist Response to COVID-19

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 4:46 pm

A new website, called “Feminist Response to COVID-19” has been launched by a collective of feminist organizations and activists, working across global movements centered on human rights, sustainable development, and economic and social justice – in a moment of collective ...

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COVID-19 and specific impact on LGBTI people

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 4:43 pm

COVID-19 and specific impact on LGBTI people and what authorities should be doing to mitigate impact COVID-19 is generating complex challenges and risks and while the virus does not discriminate, it is very clear that it hits marginalised communities in ...

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