Presentations briefing session CSW/CPD/post2015 – Share-Net

Posted on March 1, 2016 at 10:31 am

In 2016, the new 2030 Agenda with the SDGs has formally started, including strong commitments to improve SRHR and gender equality globally. Although the 2030 Agenda was adopted in September 2015, a number of crucial factors still remain unknown and ...

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Share-Net Meeting: Gender equality and SRHR in a new global landscape

Posted on February 26, 2016 at 10:44 am

In 2016, the new 2030 Agenda with the SDGs has formally started, including strong commitments to improve SRHR and gender equality globally. Although the 2030 Agenda was adopted in September 2015, a number of crucial factors still remain unknown and ...

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Presentation Briefing session: Results of Dapivirine Ring Safety & Efficacy Studies

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 1:18 pm

Worldwide, women are at greater risk for HIV than men and continue to become infected at alarming rates, despite recent progress against the disease. Femaleinitiated microbicides are biomedical products being developed to give women new practical prevention options. On March ...

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Improving Access to Health for Women and Girls in Low-income Urban Settlements

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 10:22 am

The world is becoming increasingly urbanised. Over one third of urban dwellers now reside in low-income urban settlements, where living conditions are often inadequate and there exist multiple barriers to access to health services for women and girls. Based on ...

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Girlhood, Not Motherhood – UNFPA

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 3:17 am

When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the better. Pregnancy before a girl is physically, developmentally and socially ready jeopardizes her right to a safe, successful transition into adulthood. This publication presents strategic ...

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Report Share-Net Round Table: Promising Practices: Linking Students and NGOs

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 6:19 am

There are indications that student-NGO collaborations are taking off among Share-Net members. This positive development brings up new questions, such as how to regulate such collaborations through a set of guidelines that can be used by NGOs and universities to streamline ...

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Share-Net Report Integrating the SRHR and HIV Response

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 4:50 am

This report was commissioned by Share-Net International to provide background and analysis of the current state of integration and linkage for an expert meeting on sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV integration to be held in conjunction with ...

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Community-based surveillance of maternal deaths in rural Ghana

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 6:02 am

Objective To examine the feasibility and effectiveness of community-based maternal mortality surveillance in rural Ghana, where most information on maternal deaths usually comes from retrospective surveys and hospital records. Methods In 2013, community-based surveillance volunteers used a modified reproductive age ...

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Evidence Report on Sexuality, Poverty and Law: ‘Leave No One Behind’: Gender, Sexuality and the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 5:04 am

In an unprecedented move to eradicate disease, poverty and hunger, world leaders joined together in 2000 to sign into life the hotly contested but broadly agreed upon Millennium Development Goal (MDG) framework (see Annex 1). In 2015, as the MDGs ...

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Onward to 2030: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 4:03 am

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay out a new roadmap to improve the lives of people throughout the world over the next 15 years. Sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights issues are currently featured on the SDG agenda, but opportunities ...

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