Webinar Recording: Safeguarding Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 11:44 am

About the webinar Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens access to sexual and reproductive health, including contraceptive services, for women and girls who are disproportionately affected by the crisis in a myriad of ways. Alongside broader health needs, disruptions to ...

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Ensuring sexual and reproductive safety in times of COVID-19

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 11:40 am

Summary The COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences are negatively affecting the availability of and access to basic services, including sexual and reproductive safety and health (SRH) care, and are further exacerbating existing inequalities. IPPF Member Associations have been impacted by ...

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AIDS2020 & IAS COVID-19 Conference Materials

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 11:35 am

About The 23rd International AIDS Conference took place online from the 6th-10th of July. AIDS 2020: Virtual allowed participants to access and engage with the most recent HIV science, advocacy, and knowledge in an interactive online space. It was an ...

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Stand with Adolescent Girls and Young Women During and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic: Joint Statement and Recommendations

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 11:33 am

The global pandemic COVID-19 lays bare and exacerbates existing inequalities. For adolescent girls and young women in many places, this means that the harmful impacts of patriarchy and gender inequality are magnified and intensified. The coronavirus pandemic and associated lockdowns ...

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Technical Guidance for SRH Services During COVID-19

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 10:53 am

About These three technical guidance documents, which have been developed by Pathfinder International, can be used to support the adaptation of the delivery of essential sexual and reproductive health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The documents offer guidance to ministries ...

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2020 IGWG Plenary: The Gendered Impact of COVID-19 on Caregivers and Community Health Workers

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 10:50 am

Start Date: 2020-08-19

Learn about the gendered impact of COVID-19 on caregivers and community health workers; discuss new interventions, research, and tools for advancing gender equality in global health and other sectors; and connect with colleagues in the global gender community in the ...

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Because We Matter: Addressing COVID-19 and Violence Against Girls in Asia-Pacific

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 10:43 am

Background Asia is home to more than half of the world’s 1.1 billion girls. Gender inequality in many parts of the region means that girls are often systematically disadvantaged and oppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Girls’ development is ...

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Think-piece on Gender and Climate Change in the context of COVID-19

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 10:40 am

About COVID-19 is more than a public health crisis. It is a socio-economic crisis and has serious repercussions for the the most vulnerable members of our societies, particularly those who are also burdened by climate change. At the EmPower: Project ...

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5 Reasons Why U.S. Women and People of Color Are Especially Vulnerable to COVID-19

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 10:10 am

About In a historic first, CARE brings its global expertise to the context of COVID-19 in the United States, revealing how systematic injustice and discrimination puts marginalized communities at a disadvantage during the pandemic. Women and people of color, particularly ...

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Devex Gender Data Series: Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls

Posted on July 28, 2020 at 4:07 pm

Over the last couple of months, Devex, Facebook and WFP have co-produced a series of one-hour events on “mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls”. The events dive into how data can inform policy-making, gender-sensitive COVID-19 responses, ensure ...

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