Sexual Pleasure

The inclusion of sexual pleasure and sexual wellbeing is relatively new in the SRHR world. Several initiatives have been developed recently to get a better understanding of the concept of sexual pleasure and sexual well-being and how to define it. However, less attention has been paid to how the concepts can be ‘translated ’into practice […]

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Multilateral Processes

Who we are The Community of Practice ‘Multilateral Processes’ was first called ‘Post 2015’ and is concerned with UN processes such as the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Each year the group organises briefings and debriefings around these multilateral processes […]

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LGBTQIA+ Health

Our Focus The Community of Practise (CoP) on LGBTQIA+ Health is a continuation of the earlier Working Group named Sexual Diversity, and builds on earlier Share-Net Netherlands’ work on sexual diversity and SRHR. Sexual orientation, gender identity and expression are important social determinants of health. They can and do affect health needs and vulnerabilities, health […]

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Infertility

Our focus Despite the fact that preserving fertility and avoiding infertility is part of many people’s sexual and reproductive health life concerns, choices and behavior, these topics are largely ignored by sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) policies and programmes. Our Community of Practice (CoP) on Infertility believes the ability to choose to have […]

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Global Financing Facility

Our focus In 2018, the Dutch government announced an investment of  58.8 million EUR for a period of 5 years in the GFF, giving the NL a seat in the Trust Fund Committee (highest decision-making body of GFF) and the Investors Group (country level progress and collaboration). At the same time a lot of questions […]

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SRHR & HIV Integration

Our focus HIV and SRHR are directly linked. Sexual and reproductive ill-health and HIV thrive where there is entrenched poverty, harmful social norms, gender inequality and marginalization of the most vulnerable populations. HIV remains the most fatal sexually transmitted infection, and the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age (UNAIDS, 2019). The recent […]

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Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Our focus This Community of Practice on Comprehensive Sexuality Education is one of the thematic Communities of Practice of Share-Net Netherlands. Its aim is to improve programs and to develop a research and advocacy agenda on CSE. What we do Several activities have taken place of which the ‘Youth Week’ in 2016 was the largest. […]

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Engaging Men and Boys

Our focus A common question in relation to SRHR is the role of men and boys (men and boys covers male self-identified bodies, with diverse gender identities, sexual orientations, gender expressions and sex characteristics). The SN-NL Community of Practice (CoP) “Engaging boys and men in SRHR” is committed to address this question aiming at the […]

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Contraception & Abortion

What we do The Netherlands Community of Practice on Contraception and Abortion organised it’s first expert meeting in 2015, which aimed to review trends in abortion, barriers to access contraception, reflect on norms, values, perceptions on acceptability of contraceptives that can also be used as abortive method and to reflect on misconceptions among providers about […]

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