A trusted entity in the SRHR policy landscape: Youth engagement and policy influencing in Jordan

Posted on January 21, 2020 at 12:25 pm

Young people in Jordan generally feel that family planning services fail to take their concerns seriously and fear being stigmatised by sexual and reproductive health service providers. The crisis has made young girls increasingly vulnerable to early pregnancy, child marriage, ...

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Progressive gender views among teen boys could protect against violence: Study

Posted on January 21, 2020 at 12:05 pm

Teenage boys with more progressive views about gender are half as likely to engage in violent behaviors as their peers with rigid views about masculinity and gender, according to new research. The research, which was published in the American Journal of Preventive ...

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The Population Council’s Adolescent Data Hub

Posted on January 21, 2020 at 11:43 am

About The Adolescent Data Hub is a unique global portal to share and access data on adolescents living in low and middle-income countries. Featuring the Population Council’s rich and unique body of longitudinal and cross-sectional data on adolescents, as well ...

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Climate Change, Disasters and Gender-Based Violence in the Pacific

Posted on January 15, 2020 at 12:44 pm

Earthquakes, severe flooding, and tropical storms regularly affect the Pacific region, and these climate-related hazards are expected to increase further as the climate changes. Globally, during the period of 2000-2009, there were three times as many disasters as there were ...

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Share-Net Report on “Sexual Pleasure: a luxury or a right?”

Posted on January 13, 2020 at 4:03 pm

Introduction On December 9th 2019, Share-Net hosted its first interactive session on sexual pleasure, titled “Sexual Pleasure: a luxury or a right?”. The event was organised in collaboration with RNW Media and was held at the Impact Hub in Amsterdam. ...

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Registration is now open for the IAWG 2020 meeting!

Posted on January 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Registration is Now Open! If you haven’t yet, please take a moment and register for the IAWG 2020 meeting, Bridging the Divide: Operationalizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Nexus.   Dates and Location February 19 – 21. 2020 ...

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The Trainer’s Guide to the Secrets of Mixing Pleasure with Prevention

Posted on January 8, 2020 at 2:48 pm

About The Pleasure Project has been running training for sex educators on how to promote good safer sex for nearly ten years, and we want to share our secrets with you. Want to know how to get sexual health experts ...

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8th Annual Meeting on “Linking Research, Policy and Practice”

Posted on January 8, 2020 at 2:41 pm

About On the 28th of November, Share-Net Netherlands  hosted its 8th Annual Meeting on “Linking Research, Policy and Practice” which took place at the International Institute of Social Studies in the Hague. The aim of the annual students meeting is ...

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Sex Workers- A real power in curbing the HIV epidemic

Posted on January 8, 2020 at 1:45 pm

About “Just imagine – every sex worker has from 3 to 15 clients every day. She works 10 to 30 days a month. There are about 45 thousand of such women in St. Petersburg. If we empower those women with ...

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Abortion Without Borders

Posted on January 6, 2020 at 5:47 pm

About Abortion Without Borders is an initiative that will provide information, practical support and funding to people in Poland who need abortions, in Poland or abroad. The group is comprised of activist groups in four countries. Initial contact will be ...

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