Assessment of Family Planning Service Availability and Readiness in 10 African Countries

Posted on September 17, 2018 at 1:10 pm

Access to family planning services and appropriate contraceptive methods is crucial for ensuring good health outcomes for women and adolescent girls. The World Health Organization worked with the U.S. Agency for International Development to develop the Service Availability and Readiness ...

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Research Blog: ‘Meaningful Youth Participation – not just a buzz word. How CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality works with MYP inside and out’

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 3:54 pm

MYP is concept that is not widely understood and CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality are here to change that! MYP, or Meaningful Youth Participation simply means that young people can participate in organizations and decision making processes on equal terms ...

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A Reference Guide: Six Practical Tips for Understanding Data on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 2:05 pm

The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is a core partner on the Population Council’s Evidence to End FGM/C: Research to Help Girls and Women Thrive—a UKAID-funded research program to help end female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) within one generation. Their role is ...

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Scaling-Up Pratt Pouch Use in Uganda

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 1:56 pm

Development of a Model for National Scale-up of the Pratt Pouch to Expand Infant Nevirapine Prophylaxis in Uganda, Prevent Mother-to-child Transmission of HIV, and Save Infant Lives Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) Organization Location: Washington, DC Annually, 120,000 ...

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“In transition: ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations.” A roundtable discussion

Posted on August 30, 2018 at 11:12 am

Abstract This roundtable discussion is the result of a research symposium entitled In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health where participants took up the challenge to engage with the question: What will it take to ensure the sexual and reproductive health ...

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Euromapping 2018 report: Global funding for family planning at risk from US withdrawal

Posted on August 30, 2018 at 10:07 am

Brussels, August 29, 2018: The latest Euromapping report on global funding for family planning (FP) and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) highlights the US as the world’s leading donor in this field, but that data does not accurately ...

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2018 World Population Data Sheet

Posted on August 29, 2018 at 4:35 pm

The Population Reference Bureau has launched the 2018 World Population Data Sheet and has shared a communications toolkit. The toolkit can be accessed in Dropbox. This toolkit includes key messages, sample social media posts, and graphics for sharing and celebrating ...

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Guidance on ethical considerations in planning and reviewing research studies on sexual and reproductive health in adolescents

Posted on August 23, 2018 at 12:02 pm

This document is intended to address commonly occurring situations and challenges that one faces in carrying out research with adolescents (people aged 10–19 years), the majority of whom are deemed not to have reached the recognized age of majority in ...

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Research Blog: Stigma Surrounding Abortion in Banke District, Nepal

Posted on August 23, 2018 at 11:32 am

It has now been almost a year since I submitted my master’s thesis at the University of Amsterdam, an undertaking which included spending two months conducting field research in Nepal. I am excited that Sharenet has offered me the opportunity ...

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ICRH Global Newsletter

Posted on August 20, 2018 at 10:32 am

Message from the Chair Almost 24 years ago, in September 1994, the United Nations coordinated the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, Egypt. Some 20,000 delegates from governments, UN agencies, NGOs, and the media gathered for a ...

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