Speaking Out: The Rights of LGBTI Citizens from across the Commonwealths

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:46 am

Published by The Kaleidoscope Trust, Speaking Out documents widespread abuses, including attempted murder, beatings and harassment, experienced by Commonwealth citizens around the world. The report was put together with contributions from over 20 lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) ...

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Bridging the Divide: Linking Poverty Eradication, Food Sovereignty and Security, and SRHR

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:24 am

The latest ARROW for Change (AFC) bulletin entitled “Bridging the Divide: Linking Poverty Eradication, Food Sovereignty and Security, and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights” was launched this month. It presents a gender- and rights-based analysis of poverty, food sovereignty ...

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Making the Case for Midwifery: A Toolkit for Using Evidence from the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 report to Create Policy Change at the Country Level

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:19 am

This toolkit, available now in a preliminary draft version in English and French, is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and capacity of midwives, and of their national midwifery associations, to conduct advocacy for positive policy change. using evidence published ...

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Young People Today, Time to Act Now – Why adolescents and young people need comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services in Eastern and Southern africa

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:08 am

This report is the summary of an in-depth Regional Report into the education and sexual reproductive health status of adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern Africa. This report was developed to provide a regional assessment of the current ...

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Demystifying Data: A Guide to Using Evidence to Improve Young People’s Sexual Health and Rights

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:07 am

This publication – by Guttmacher Institute and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) – is designed to be a resource for advocates, sexuality educators, young people, service providers and others working to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights ...

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Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortality

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:29 am

Reducing maternal and child mortality is a priority in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and will likely remain so after 2015. Evidence exists on the investments, interventions and enabling policies required. Less is understood about why some countries achieve faster ...

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Is there scope for cost savings and efficiency gains in HIV services? A systematic review of the evidence from low- and middle-income countries

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:27 am

Objective: To synthesize the data available – on costs, efficiency and economies of scale and scope – for the six basic programmes of the UNAIDS Strategic Investment Framework, to inform those planning the scale-up of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) services in ...

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Meeting demand for family planning within a generation: The post-2015 agenda

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:16 am

Expanding access to family planning has been a key aim of health and development programming for almost 50 years. During that time, important gains have been made in addressing unmet need for family planning, increasing contraceptive prevalence, and preventing unintended ...

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Share-Net International Update July 2014

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:39 am

Over the past weeks there have been significant moves forward in terms of establishing Share-Net in Bangladesh and Burundi. Local consultants were appointed who undertook an agenda setting and mapping exercise in each country. Their findings were documented in country ...

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Share-Net Agenda Setting Report Burundi

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:35 am

In this agenda setting mission for SRHR, majority of key players have been interviewed in order to gain better understanding of their main activities, their attitude vis-à-vis the envisioned participation to the Knowledge Platform and their proposals concerning the themes ...

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