Health in 2015: from MDGs to SDGs

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 5:48 am

In 2015 the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to the end of their term, and a post-2015 agenda, comprising 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), takes their place. This WHO report looks back 15 years at the trends and positive forces ...

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“Sex is sweet”: women from low-income contexts in Uganda talk about sexual desire and pleasure

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:43 am

Reproductive Health Matters. Volume 23, Issue 46, November 2015, Pages 62–70. doi:10.1016/j.rhm.2015.11.012   Abstract In many patriarchal societies in Africa, heterosexuality is privileged as the single legitimate form of sexual interaction; other sexualities are marginalised because they are perceived as un-African, ...

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What the eye does not see: a critical interpretive synthesis of European Union policies addressing sexual violence in vulnerable migrants

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:42 am

Reproductive Health Matters. Volume 23, Issue 46, November 2015, Pages 45–55 Abstract In Europe, refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants are more vulnerable to sexual victimisation than European citizens. They face more challenges when seeking care. This literature review examines how ...

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Advocating for sexual rights at the UN: the unfinished business of global development

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:40 am

Reproductive Health Matters. Volume 23, Issue 46, November 2015, Pages 31–37 Abstract Twenty years ago, governments agreed that the right to have control over and decide freely and responsibly on all matters related to one’s sexuality, free from coercion, discrimination and ...

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‘Everywhere they say that it’s harmful but they don’t say how, so I’m asking here’: young people, pornography and negotiations with notions of risk and harm

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:12 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. Volume 16, Issue 2, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1080158 Abstract Debate about pornography and minors has mainly centred on questions of control, regulation and media policy; the urge to protect children from dangers of sexually explicit content being the ...

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World Population Ageing 2015 infographic

Posted on January 10, 2016 at 10:01 am

This infochart conveys key messages on World Population Ageing, reflecting the latest estimates and projections from the 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects. For more information: World Population Ageing 2015

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Understanding the Broader Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Female Sex Workers In Dhaka, Bangladesh

Posted on January 10, 2016 at 9:54 am

International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Volume 41, Number 4, December 2015 Abstract CONTEXT: Little is known about the sexual and reproductive health care needs of female sex workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh. METHODS: Survey data were collected from 354 hotel-based and 323 ...

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Presentations symposium Sexual and Reproductive Health in fragile environments

Posted on January 8, 2016 at 9:41 am

On December 10th a symposium about challenges and innovative approaches that have improved the sexual and reproductive health of people in fragile environments was held at KIT. Lessons learned and good practices were shared. This symposium was organised by KIT, the ...

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Report 2015 EuroNGOs Conference: SRHR in the Post-2015 Agenda & Beyond: Mapping the Way Forward

Posted on December 22, 2015 at 9:33 am

The 2015 EuroNGOs conference titled “SRHR in the post-2015 agenda and beyond: mapping the way forward” was hosted by the EuroNGOs member Sex og Politikk- the Norwegian Association for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and took place on 3rd-4th ...

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State of the World Population 2015

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:47 am

Shelter From The Storm – A transformative agenda for women and girls in a crisis-prone world More than 100 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance—more than at any time since the end of the Second World War. Among ...

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