Engendering Men: A Collaborative Review of Evidence on Men and Boys in Social Change and Gender Equality

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 11:18 am

This evidence review is part of a two year project that attempts to answer the question, ‘what works best when it comes to engaging men and boys for gender equality?’ Trends, shifts, related social norms, and structures over the past ...

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“15 by 15” – a global target achieved

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 11:15 am

Just as we have new opportunities that only a few years ago would have been inconceivable, we also now face new challenges. If the “15 by 15” success story has taught us anything, it is that we have in our ...

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How AIDS changed everything — MDG6: 15 years, 15 lessons of hope from the AIDS response

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 11:12 am

We have reached a defining moment in the AIDS response. Against all odds, we have achieved the AIDS targets of Millennium Development Goal 6. AIDS changed everything. In these pages are valuable insights and ground-breaking and heart-warming experiences from the ...

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IPPF: Financing demystified

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 11:00 am

This publication helps explain the implications of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) on Financing for Development and how people can help increase funding for RH supplies and SRH rights (SRHR) in developing countries. With support from the Reproductive Health Supplies ...

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The World’s Women 2015 Trends and Statistics

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:58 am

The report was launched on 20 October 2015, on the occasion of the 2nd World Statistics Day. It presents statistics and analysis on the status of women and men in the world, highlighting the current situation and changes over time. The ...

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

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:57 am

HIGHLIGHTS from this Guttmacher Policy Review: 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 ...

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The Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:54 am

International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2015, 41(4):170–181, doi:10.1363/4117015 CONTEXT: Because of Nigeria’s low contraceptive prevalence, a substantial number of women have unintended pregnancies, many of which are resolved through clandestine abortion, despite the country’s restrictive abortion law. Up-to-date estimates ...

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Contraception for young girls living with HIV: barriers and facilitators to service provision in western Kenya

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:51 am

Barriers and facilitators adolescent females living with HIV face in accessing contraceptive services: a qualitative assessment of providers’ perceptions in western Kenya. J Int AIDS Soc. 2015 Sep 16;18(1):20123. doi: 10.7448/IAS.18.1.20123. eCollection 2015. Introduction: Avoiding unintended pregnancies is important for ...

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High uptake of HIV self-testing among adolescents

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:49 am

Uptake, accuracy, safety, and linkage into care over two years of promoting annual self-testing for HIV in Blantyre, Malawi: a community-based prospective study. PLoS Med. 2015 Sep 8;12(9):e1001873. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001873. eCollection 2015. Background: Home-based HIV testing and counselling (HTC) achieves ...

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Condoms or PrEP? Women’s decision-making for the prevention of HIV-transmission in Kenya and South Africa

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:45 am

Motivations for reducing other HIV risk-reduction practices if taking pre-exposure prophylaxis: findings from a qualitative study among women in Kenya and South Africa. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2015 Sep;29(9):503-9. doi: 10.1089/apc.2015.0038. Epub 2015 Jul 21. Findings from a survey conducted among ...

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