Leave No Girl Behind in Africa – Discrimination in Education against Pregnant Girls and Adolescent Mothers

Posted on October 16, 2018 at 10:36 am

The African continent has the highest adolescent pregnancy rates in the world, according to the United Nations. Every year, thousands of girls become pregnant at the time when they should be learning history, algebra, and life skills. Adolescent girls who ...

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Girls to the Front – A snapshot of girl-led organising

Posted on October 16, 2018 at 10:16 am

It’s tough being a girl. All over the world, girls face multiple layers of discrimination: for being female, for being young and for the other multiple identities that define them, such as race, class, sexual orientation and gender identity. In ...

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Global Health Science and Practice Journal, Volume 6, Issue 3

Posted on October 9, 2018 at 4:44 pm

September 2018 | Volume 6 | Number 3 How can countries end preventable maternal mortality? Which single question can help you gain insight into the client experience in sexual and reproductive health clinics? Can caregivers and CHWs correctly use mid-upper ...

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Essential Considerations for Engaging Men and Boys for Improved Family Planning Outcomes

Posted on October 3, 2018 at 11:54 am

The purpose of this document is to (1) increase understanding of the role that gender plays in family planning (FP) with a focus on men and boys, (2) articulate a framework for male engagement that incorporates the transformation of inequitable ...

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AFEW International offers a reduced price entrance for STUDENTS for the SoaHivSeks congress

Posted on October 3, 2018 at 10:11 am

Are you a student and interested in issues related to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and rights? Do you want to broaden your knowledge and expand your network in the field of public health? On 23 November 2018, Aidsfonds ...

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Her in Charge: medical abortion and women’s lives – a call for action

Posted on October 3, 2018 at 9:54 am

The report is launched in conjunction with IPPF’s annual #I Decide What Happens to My Body campaign , an animation on medical abortion https://www.ippf.org/idecide/ and aMedical Abortion Commodities Database (www.MedAb.org) with information on qualitymisoprostol, mifepristone and co-packaged mifepristone and misoprostol ...

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Private Sector: Who is Accountable?

Posted on October 3, 2018 at 9:43 am

We are pleased to share that the 2018 Report Private Sector: Who is Accountable? of the UN Secretary-General’s Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent (IAP) was launched at a high-level event co-hosted by the governments of ...

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Young Persons with Disabilities: Global Study on Ending Gender-based Violence and Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Posted on September 25, 2018 at 7:01 pm

Around the world, more than 1 billion women and men and boys and girls are living with some form of disability.1 Although most people will experience disability at some point in their lives, understanding the meaning of disability and its ...

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Undetectable = Untransmittable: Public Health and HIV Viral Load Suppression

Posted on September 21, 2018 at 4:27 pm

Twenty years of evidence demonstrates that HIV treatment is highly effective in reducing the transmission of HIV. People living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy who have an undetectable level of HIV in their blood have a negligible risk of transmitting ...

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Key Messages from ‘Debriefing the 22nd AIDS conference’

Posted on September 18, 2018 at 2:26 pm

Introduction Share-Net Netherlands, AFEW International and Aidsfonds organised this debriefing for members and beyond to reflect on three key topics: 1.) Eastern Europe and Central Asia region; 2) Cures and Treatment and 3.) Funding. Furthermore, there was the opportunity to ...

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