A strategic action framework for multipurpose prevention technologies combining contraceptive hormones and antiretroviral drugs to prevent pregnancy and HIV

Posted on October 18, 2018 at 9:09 am

Multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) are an innovative class of products that deliver varied combinations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention, other sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention, and contraception. Combining separate strategies for different indications into singular prevention products can reduce ...

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Children’s Consent Framework: Policy and Practice for Maturity-Aligned Engagement of Children in Decisions about HIV-Related Medical and Social Services and Management of Confidential Information

Posted on October 17, 2018 at 11:10 am

This framework proposes standardized policies and practices to help providers, caregivers, and children navigate the individual- and situation-specific decisions as to who provides consent for HIV medical and social services or sharing of confidential HIV data. The framework is built ...

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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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