VICTORY: Sierra Leone lifts ban on pregnant girls attending school

Posted on April 2, 2020 at 9:57 am

The government of Sierra Leone has finally lifted the discriminatory ban that prohibits pregnant girls from attending school, effectively heralding the beginning of a remarkable era for adolescent girls. In…

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The Access Project – the YP Foundation

Posted on March 25, 2020 at 4:45 pm

Enabling Access: Including Young people’s Voices in Health Service Provision The YP Foundation’s Access Project aims to ensure young people’s access to quality health services without judgment, stigma and age related barriers. It pushes for the inclusion of young people’s ...

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Small Grants Facility: Special Edition Newsletter

Posted on March 25, 2020 at 1:25 pm

Share-Net International have officially launched their Small Grants Call for 2020! In order to celebrate this, we have put together a special edition newsletter which highlights the work and products done by Share-Net International members financed through the Small Grants ...

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COVID-19: A Gender Lens – UNFPA Technical Brief

Posted on March 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Key Messages Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and…

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In climate change-affected Lesotho, self-injected contraceptives empower women to choose their own future

Posted on March 24, 2020 at 4:21 pm

HA MOEKETSANE, Lesotho – Regina Mokoena has seen first-hand how drought and climate change are increasing the demand for family planning in her village. Ms. Mokoena is a local health worker in Ha Moeketsane, in Lesotho’s mountainous rural Mokhotlong District. ...

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Getting to Equal: Men, Gender Equality, and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Posted on March 23, 2020 at 1:02 pm

Getting to Equal Through a review and analysis of the latest global evidence, the Getting to Equal report offers up a new way to think about men and sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) from two angles: First, it reinforces what we ...

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The Path to Marriage Equality In Ireland: A Case Study

Posted on March 20, 2020 at 3:44 pm

About Persuading an electorate to vote to provide rights for a minority is never an easy task. That is particularly true in traditionally conservative countries. But the overwhelming passage of Ireland’s May 2015 referendum that provides marriage equality for same-sex ...

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Messaging this Moment: A Handbook for Progressive Communicators

Posted on March 20, 2020 at 3:28 pm

The rise of Trumpism has challenged every single aspect of being for progressives and our organizations. It is, as many of us have been saying, an existential threat to everything we care about: economic justice, racial and gender equality, a ...

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How To Test Your Communications by ILGA-Europe & PIRC

Posted on March 18, 2020 at 12:47 pm

About When you communicate you usually have a good idea of what you want to say and the change you want to make. But how do you know it’s going to work? That’s where testing comes in. Testing tells you ...

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The Framing Equality Toolkit by ILGA-Europe & PIRC

Posted on March 18, 2020 at 12:26 pm

About This toolkit is a short guide to strategic communications, based on extensive research and building on the experience of activists and communicators from around the globe. It aims to provide a framework rather than a blueprint; helping you to ...

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