Middle-Aged Iranian Women’s Accounts of Their Sexual Health Care Practices: A Conventional Content Analysis

Posted on March 7, 2019 at 11:53 am

Little research has been done to examine sexual health care among middle-aged women, particularly in developing countries that are socioculturally conservative, such as Iran. Methods In 2015, as part of a descriptive qualitative study, face-to-face interviews were conducted with 17 ...

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Teachers dismantle gender stereotypes with GRP4ECE toolkit

Posted on March 7, 2019 at 11:46 am

Early childhood is characterised by rapid brain development and the acquisition of foundational skills and competences. Investment in early childhood interventions accrue long-term economic and social returns, including making the early start fair to all, and the provision of equal ...

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PAI Analysis: Comparing Global and Domestic Gag Rules

Posted on March 6, 2019 at 4:39 pm

PAI has created a chart to compare the abortion-related restrictions contained in the Trump-Pence administration’s expanded Global Gag Rule with the final Title X domestic family planning rule, published in the Federal Register on March 4, 2019. PAI offers the ...

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SEXUAL PLEASURE: The forgotten link in sexual and reproductive health and rights (GAB, 2018)

Posted on March 4, 2019 at 10:20 am

Talking about sex and sexuality can be difficult for both sexual and reproductive health (SRH) service providers and their clients. Discussions are often limited to a problem and solution approach. Taboos around sexuality can make it difficult even for clients ...

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Child Marriage, Fertility, and Family Planning in Niger – Results From a Study Inspired by the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

Posted on February 27, 2019 at 11:16 am

Niger is known for having the highest rate of child marriage – a marriage or union in which at least one spouse is under 18 years old – and adolescent fertility in the world. In Niger, 76 percent of girls ...

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How to Give Adolescent Girls Voice, Choice, and Control

Posted on February 25, 2019 at 2:14 pm

The majority of adolescent girls—girls aged 10 to 19—live in low- and middle-income countries, and are well poised to build the capabilities they need to fulfill their potential, and to contribute to the health and well-being of their families and ...

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The state of African women Report

Posted on February 25, 2019 at 1:14 pm

Health and bodily integrity lie at the heart of well-being for all. Sexual and reproductive health and rights are critical elements of health and bodily integrity,   pecially for women and girls. Poor health and violations of bodily integrity are not ...

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Confronting racism in family planning: a critical ethnography of Roma health mediation

Posted on February 25, 2019 at 12:46 pm

Roma health mediators are part of a government funded, community-led health intervention. One of the programme’s central aims is to improve access to reproductive care for Roma women, often said to be one of the most disadvantaged population groups in ...

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En-route to a better tomorrow: the connection between migration and early marriage

Posted on February 18, 2019 at 1:11 pm

It is not uncommon to see queues of young Ethiopian women boarding planes at Addis Ababa airport on their way to seek work in Arab countries. Further South on the African continent, young Malawian men travel by trucks towards greener ...

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A gendered approach to positive girl and boy development – Key Outcomes and Recommendations of the 2018 Gender 360 Summit

Posted on February 18, 2019 at 10:36 am

The 2018 Gender 360 Summit in Washington, DC, hosted by FHI 360 along with 23 sponsor and partner organizations, brought together approximately 400 people from more than 25 countries. This included international development donors, practitioners, researchers, global south organizations and ...

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