App to help women identify abusive relationships comes to Africa

Posted on April 5, 2018 at 3:41 pm

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A smartphone app to help women identify if they are in an abusive relationship and safely leave will be launched in some African countries next year, its developer said.   Myplan – an app developed ...

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Infographic: Gender based violence incidents in Bangladesh, Burundi, Jordan and Netherlands

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 1:30 pm

Together with all the Share-Net Country hubs, RedOrange has developed an info-graphic which focuses on gender based violence incidents in Bangladesh, Burundi, Jordan and Netherlands. RedOrange also believes that collective action and shared responsibility can accelerate gender parity. To know more, visit: ...

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A Hidden Face of War

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 12:12 pm

The impact of conflict is rarely seen through the prism of reproductive health. Yet women and girls routinely face sexual and gender-based violence during war and its aftermath, maternal mortality is endemic in conflict-affected areas and amplifying women’s voices is ...

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Gender-Based Violence Quality Assurance Tool

Posted on February 5, 2018 at 2:19 pm

This Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Quality Assurance Tool offers health care providers, facilities, and program planners a straightforward way to start, strengthen or expand post-GBV health services through the use of evidence-based standards. It was developed by Jhpiego, the U.S. Centers ...

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Sexuality Education as a means of preventing violence

Posted on January 4, 2018 at 10:17 am

To mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) campaign, as well as the Human Rights Day, the European Youth Network on Sexual and Reproductive Rights, as youth advocates from Europe have developed specific messages in the form ...

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Strengthening health systems to respond to women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence. A manual for health managers

Posted on December 7, 2017 at 2:19 pm

What is this manual? The purpose of this manual is to strengthen and enable health systems to provide confidential, effective and women-centred services to survivors of violence. Violence damages women’s health in many ways, both immediate and long-term, both obvious ...

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Gender equality and human rights approaches to female genital mutilation: a review of international human rights norms and standards

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 12:17 pm

Two hundred million girls and women in the world are estimated to have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), and another 15 million girls are at risk of experiencing it by 2020 in high prevalence countries (UNICEF, 2016. Female genital mutilation/cutting: ...

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Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 6:33 pm

This publication is a tool for action developed by UNFPA, Promundo and the MenEngage Alliance. It provides guidance on best practices to promote partnerships between civil society organizations and government representatives on engaging men and boys in gender equality and ...

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Humanitarian Action 2017 Overview

Posted on February 20, 2017 at 2:53 pm

Today more than 75 per cent of people affected by humanitarian crises are women and children. And adolescents aged 10-19 years constitute a significant proportion of the population in many conflict and post-conflict settings. In response to today’s humanitarian challenges, ...

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Meet & Greet The Guttmacher Institute and Share-Net Netherlands

Posted on January 27, 2017 at 12:19 pm

November 15th 2016, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague Share-Net Netherlands was asked by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to organize a round table for Share-Net members to meet and exchange with the Guttmacher Institute. From the Guttmacher Institute Ann ...

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