SheDecides’ First Birthday: No celebration. Some inspiration.

Posted on March 3, 2018 at 10:08 am

Odette Hekster, PSI-Europe “Women who find themselves in this situation [of an unplanned pregnancy] prefer to choke the baby than to suffer the pressure from society.” This is a quote from an article in the New Yorker of October 1st, ...

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Timing of abortion among adolescent and young women presenting for post-abortion care in Kenya: a cross-sectional analysis of nationally-representative data

Posted on March 1, 2018 at 10:15 am

Background Complications of unsafe abortion are a leading cause of maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Adolescents and young women are disproportionately represented among those at risk of these complications. Currently, we know little about the factors associated with young women’s ...

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SheDecides – 1 year down the line. Spotlight on Countdown 2030 Europe Countries

Posted on March 1, 2018 at 9:40 am

One year on from the international SheDecides conference, Countdown 2030 Europe takes a look at what European donor governments have pledged to support the new movement, how they have kept the momentum, and what still needs to be done to ...

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From the pipeline. The road to female controlled prevention: The female condom as a currently available MPT

Posted on February 28, 2018 at 2:21 pm

When the founders of the Female Health Company (FHC) began conceptualizing the female condom in 1996, they wanted to create a product that would impact society as well as benefit investors. Little did they know that it would be a ...

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Women Deliver welcomes the 2018 Class of Young Leaders!

Posted on February 27, 2018 at 1:22 pm

Women Deliver is proud to announce our largest and most diverse class of Women Deliver Young Leaders to date — 300 changemakers who have dedicated their lives to advancing gender equality. This was the program’s most competitive application process yet, ...

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Ending Child Marriage: Child Marriage Laws and their limitations

Posted on February 27, 2018 at 12:39 pm

Child marriage is defined as a formal or informal union before the age of 18. The practice affects mostly girls. While child marriage is especially prevalent in low and lower-middle income countries, it is also observed in other countries. It ...

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Research Blog: Mobile technologies as a tool for sexual health education

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 1:34 pm

We gladly introduce our first research blog from Katy Elliott a former student at The University of Amsterdam who participated at Share-Net´s Annual Student-NGO event: Linking Research, Policy and Practice. She performed her research on ‘Mobile technologies as a tool ...

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What you need to know about abortion restrictions on U.S. global health assistance

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 9:49 am

If your organization receives global health assistance (monetary and non-monetary) from the U.S. government, there may be certain types of abortion-related work that you cannot perform—and these restrictions can even limit work funded from sources other than the U.S. government. ...

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‘Reframing SRHR in a Time of Growing Populism’. An Interview with Anne Blanksma Çeta, Senior Research Consultant at Glocalities

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 9:28 am

Share-Net Netherlands: Thank you for this opportunity. Share-Net Netherlands is very interested in learning more about your work as we believe that some of the insights you have gained can be extremely relevant for our members. You are a Senior ...

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Not a Reduction to the Absurd—Necessary Adjustments to Trump’s Global Gag Rule Policy Contained in Six-Month Implementation Review

Posted on February 13, 2018 at 10:32 am

On February 7th, the Department of State released its Protecting Life in U.S. Global Health Assistance Six-Month Review detailing the implementation of the Trump-Pence administration’s dramatic expansion of the Global Gag Rule to virtually all of the U.S. government’s global ...

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