Activist Toolkit on Differentiated Service Delivery

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 10:46 am

This week was all about #PeerPower as young people gathered at the PATA 2018 Youth Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The International AIDS Society Youth Champions attended, discussed and presented. As the Summit comes to a close we are ...

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FP2020 Catalyzing Collaboration

Posted on November 21, 2018 at 10:56 am

Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) is a global partnership to empower women and girls by investing in rights-based family planning. FP2020’s Catalyzing Collaboration report highlights achievements of FP2020 over the past six years, and outlines the model for moving their work ...

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Rethinking Maternal and Newborn Health Services

Posted on November 21, 2018 at 10:51 am

Rethinking Maternal and Newborn Health Services: Should We Promote Deliveries in Low-volume Primary Health Care Facilities? Management Sciences for Health and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) to bring together experts for a panel to discuss Thorny issues ...

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In Developing Regions, Greater Investment Is Needed to Help Adolescents Prevent Unintended Pregnancy

Posted on November 14, 2018 at 4:36 pm

Ensuring that adolescent women are able to choose whether and when to have children is crucial to their sexual and reproductive health, yet new data published today by the Guttmacher Institute show that contraceptive services in developing regions fall short ...

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It’s my body

Posted on November 13, 2018 at 10:02 am

Education material for children with an intellectual disability or neurological disorder. To this training module belongs: an assessment, a workbook for students, a puppet family (from Rutgers WPF), human growth posters (male/female), pictogram booklet and the storybooks of Joya & ...

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What Works? Reducing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Posted on November 8, 2018 at 2:18 pm

Why focus on sexual harassment in the workplace? Sexual harassment adversely impacts people and business, it has significant physical and mental health consequences, costs business operations in productivity and efficiency, and can affect the well-being of all employees in the ...

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Disrespect and abuse in maternity care: individual consequences of structural violence

Posted on November 8, 2018 at 12:35 pm

Tanzania has made slow progress in reducing maternal mortality, failing to achieve Millennium Development Goal 5.1 Significant progress between 1999 and 2015, however, was achieved in increasing facility births (from 47% to 63%).2While this is a reason for optimism, over recent ...

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Private sector. Who is accountable? for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health?

Posted on November 8, 2018 at 11:21 am

At this point in the roadmap to 2030, it is essential to get it right regarding the private sector’s accountability for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ well-being, and for public health. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) will not ...

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Ending forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilities

Posted on November 7, 2018 at 10:46 am

The European Disability Forum (EDF) and CERMI Women’s Foundation have released a comprehensive report which raises awareness on how to prevent and end forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilities. It explains the justifications given for forced sterilisation and ...

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Menstrual Health Training Manual

Posted on November 5, 2018 at 2:19 pm

Guidelines for Menstrual Health Programming This section starts with a general introduction to menstrual health. Building on that, the Simavi guidelines for menstrual health programming are laid out. Introduction to menstrual health Menstruation is a natural and regular occurrence that ...

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