Sex Workers- A real power in curbing the HIV epidemic

Posted on January 8, 2020 at 1:45 pm

About “Just imagine – every sex worker has from 3 to 15 clients every day. She works 10 to 30 days a month. There are about 45 thousand of such women in St. Petersburg. If we empower those women with ...

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Abortion Without Borders

Posted on January 6, 2020 at 5:47 pm

About Abortion Without Borders is an initiative that will provide information, practical support and funding to people in Poland who need abortions, in Poland or abroad. The group is comprised of activist groups in four countries. Initial contact will be ...

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From child brides and FGM survivors to leaders on a global stage

Posted on January 6, 2020 at 5:15 pm

Survivors and advocates Nachaki, Rosillah and Eunice speak with advocate and psychotherapist Leyla Hussein at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. (L-R) Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Pratt/Too Young to Wed. NAIROBI, Kenya/UNITED NATIONS, New York – Monicah, 13, was astonished to learn ...

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IAWG’s MISP Distance Learning Module

Posted on January 6, 2020 at 4:11 pm

About The Inter-Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises (IAWG) have launched their MISP Distance Learning Module! The Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) distance learning module has been newly revised in 2019. This ...

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Researching violence against women and girls in South Sudan: ethical and safety considerations and strategies

Posted on January 6, 2020 at 3:50 pm

Abstract Background Globally, it is estimated that at least one out of every three women experiences violence by an intimate partner and/or non-partner throughout their lifetime. Women and girls are at even higher risk of violence in conflict and humanitarian ...

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“Prevention of Violence Is Possible”: A Conversation With Rachel Jewkes About What We Have Learned From a Five-Year Research Program Addressing Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls

Posted on December 16, 2019 at 1:23 pm

Rose Wilcher, co-chair of the Interagency Gender Working Group’s Gender-Based Violence Task Force, recently spoke with Rachel Jewkes, Consortium Director of the What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls Global Programme. What Works, a program funded by the ...

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Caring for women subjected to violence: A WHO curriculum for training health-care providers

Posted on December 16, 2019 at 12:04 pm

Violence against women, including intimate partner violence and sexual violence, is pervasive globally and leads to significant physical and mental health problems. Thus, it is a public health issue that emands a concerted response from health-care providers and health systems ...

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It’s All One Curriculum: Guidelines and Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education

Posted on December 16, 2019 at 9:24 am

It’s All One Curriculum: Guidelines and Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education provides a rationale, content, and sample activities for placing gender and rights at the center of sexuality and HIV curricula—both as ...

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Fertility Education Poster – Do you want to have kids in the future?

Posted on December 16, 2019 at 9:06 am

A group of experts from UK, Australia, Canada, Sweden, Denmark and Portugal have got together to work on a global fertility education campaign. The launch of a fertility education poster ‘Do you want to have kids in the future?’ will ...

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A forgotten group during humanitarian crises: a systematic review of sexual and reproductive health interventions for young people including adolescents in humanitarian settings

Posted on December 12, 2019 at 11:44 am

Background Young people including adolescents face barriers to healthcare and increased risk of poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH), which are exacerbated in humanitarian settings. Our systematic review assessed the evidence on SRH interventions for young people including adolescents in ...

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