Interactive Webinar: strengthening your CSE programme by addressing gender and power

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 2:22 pm

Interactive webinar Did you know Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is five times more likely to be successful in preventing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) when it pays explicit attention to the topics of gender and power? Rutgers acknowledges ...

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Women and Young Persons with Disabilities: UNFPA Guidlelines

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 1:09 pm

About Tuesday December 2nd marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities! We would like to share with you on this occasion, UNFPA’s SRHR guidelines which is titled: “WOMEN AND YOUNG PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES – Guidelines for Providing Rights-Based and Gender-Responsive ...

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Impact of internal female migration on unmet need for modern contraception in Zambia

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 12:35 pm

Background There is limited evidence about how migrating impacts women’s family planning. This study aims to address this gap in research by assessing how different migration patterns affect the chances for women to have their reproductive needs (i.e. contraception) unfulfilled (i.e. unmet). ...

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UHC2030’s Summary Document: Key Targets, Commitments & Actions

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 11:45 am

 UCH2030’s Summary Document UHC Day 2019 is nearly here and UHC2030 have been working hard to bring us all the latest updates and information that we need. 2019 is arguably the biggest year for the universal health coverage (UHC) movement ...

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RESPECT women: Preventing violence against women

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 5:44 pm

About Violence against women is a major public health problem rooted in gender inequality, and is a gross violation of women’s human rights affecting the lives and health of millions of women and girls. Aiming to end violence against women, ...

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UNAIDS’ Global HIV & AIDS statistics 2019 fact sheet

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 5:32 pm

About December 1st marks World Aids Day and UNAIDS have released an updated fact sheet for 2019 regarding global AIDs and HIV statistics. UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as ...

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2019

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 4:55 pm

Background The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that takes place each year. It commences on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. It ...

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The Pleasuremeter: exploring the links between sexual health, sexual rights and sexual pleasure in sexual history-taking, SRHR counselling and education

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 4:35 pm

Background Health professionals do not generally receive adequate training to address the sexual concerns of their clients,1 provide sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) counselling and education or conduct comprehensive sexual history-taking. Many of them talk about sexuality with clients ...

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Center for Reproductive Rights launches Factsheet on Human Rights and ICPD+25

Posted on November 18, 2019 at 3:15 pm

About The Center for Reproductive Rights has developed a factsheet regarding Human Rights and ICPD +25. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, where 179 governments adopted a landmark Programme ...

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Linkages between climate change and sexual and reproductive health & rights: a demographic perspective

Posted on November 12, 2019 at 5:45 pm

Global warming is projected to reach 1.5°C between 2030 and 2050 and the expectation is that the impact of climate change on socio-ecological systems will be grim and widespread. Although countries are already grappling with climate-induced food scarcity and the ...

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