Infertility around the globe: new thinking on gender, reproductive technologies and global movements in the 21st century

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 3:33 pm

Infertility is estimated to affect as many as 186 million people worldwide. Although male infertility contributes to more than half of all cases of global childlessness, infertility remains a woman’s social burden. Unfortunately, areas of the world with the highest ...

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Right to assisted reproductive technology: Overcoming infertility in low-resource countries

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 3:25 pm

This article examines the high prevalence of primary and secondary infertility in low-resource countries. Provision of assisted reproductive technology (ART) to overcome both female and male infertility is in line with the reproductive rights agenda developed at the International Conference ...

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Factors Influencing Modern Contraceptive Use among Adolescents in Nepal

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 12:01 pm

In Nepal, contraceptive use among married adolescents is low and has remained nearly stagnant since 2006, while little information is available about contraceptive use among unmarried adolescents. Nepal is committed to improve sexual and reproductive health rights among all the ...

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Female Genital Mutilation Constitutes Irreparable, Irreversible Harm and is an Act of Violence Against Women and Girls – 2018 UNGA Resolution A/C.3/73/L.23/Rev.1

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 11:22 am

On Monday 19 November 2018, the Third Committee approved a consensus draft seeking to intensify global efforts to end female genital mutilation. By the resolution’s terms, the Assembly called on States to implement comprehensive prevention strategies and punitive measures. The resolution ...

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EuroNGOs Conference 2018 Report

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 11:14 am

This year we met in early November to discuss how the SRHR community can help unlock rights and care for all. We are proud to share with you the conference report which provides key actions points and recommendations that came ...

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STI* HIV* Sex* Congress – Key Highlights & Takeaways

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 11:03 am

The 22nd National Congress STI* HIV* Sex took place on the 23rd of November in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This year’s theme focused on ‘Together towards a breakthrough: smart solutions for successful STI & HIV control.’ ...

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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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