Having a Child Before Becoming an Adult: Exploring The Economic Impact in a Multi-Country Analysis

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 12:24 pm

Prepared for the Women Deliver 2019 Conference by Population Council and Women Deliver, this report presents findings from one of the first multi-country analyses to examine the short- and long-term impacts of having a child before 18 on employment and ...

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Technical brief for the Integration of Menstrual Health in SRHR

Posted on June 20, 2019 at 3:49 pm

Technical brief sees Menstrual health is an entry point and essential lens to understand and approach women’s sexual and reproductive health journeys. The menstrual cycle accompanies girls and women from the beginning of puberty until menopause and is an important ...

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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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New study finds no link between HIV infection and contraceptive methods

Posted on June 19, 2019 at 4:03 pm

A large clinical research study conducted in four African countries found no significant difference in risk of HIV infection among women using one of three highly effective, reversible contraceptive methods. Published today in the Lancet, the study showed that each method ...

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Gender equality is central to achieving UHC and climate mitigation

Posted on June 11, 2019 at 4:38 pm

Both the 72nd World Health Assembly and the Women Deliver conference are important convenings in the lead up to the High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage this September. They are opportunities for the global community to unite and mobilize around a common advocacy agenda ...

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Very Young Adolescent and Gender Program Design Guide

Posted on June 11, 2019 at 3:41 pm

Adolescents are a large and growing portion of the world’s population. As of 2015, there were approximately 1.2 billion adolescents aged 10–19 in the world; of those, half were very young adolescents (VYAs) aged 10–14 years. VYAs are entering a ...

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Young People Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health: Toward a New Normal

Posted on June 11, 2019 at 3:26 pm

  Right now, the largest generation of young people in history is in or approaching their reproductive years. Youth need information about their bodies and rights, as well as tools and support to make the decisions best for themselves and ...

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A nightmare within a nightmare: Taking on sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises

Posted on June 11, 2019 at 3:16 pm

When Maram* showed up at her parents’ house, battered and bruised by her husband, her mother urged her to be less stubborn, more obedient – anything to avoid a divorce. It was a nightmare within a nightmare. Her country, Yemen, ...

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Cash & Voucher Assistance and Gender- Based Violence Compendium: Practical Guidance for Humanitarian Practitioners

Posted on June 11, 2019 at 3:12 pm

The Compendium is intended as a companion to the 2015 Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action and its companion resource, the GBV Pocket Guide. The guidance was developed through the efforts of 15 ...

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Crackdown on Civil Society!

Posted on June 11, 2019 at 11:51 am

Crackdown on Civil Society – a film by Rights Reporter Foundation supported by AFEW International – is about civil society organisations who are being increasingly targeted by repressive governments in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The movie presents a story of ...

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