Summary: Child marriage, Exploring choice and agency. Latest research, showcasing new perspectives on child marriage and its drivers

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 1:35 pm

Introduction On December 12th 2017, Share-Net Netherlands and Girls Not Brides the Netherlands, organized the expert meeting ‘Child Marriage, Exploring choice and agency’ where researchers shared the outcomes of the ...

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Child Marriage—and Divorce—in Zaatari

Posted on December 11, 2017 at 12:43 pm

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan—Child marriage among Syrian girls in the Zaatari refugee camp is on the rise. The practice of child marriage is not new among Syrians refugees in Jordan; ...

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Young & in Control Event – SRHR Alliance

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 12:40 pm

Unplanned pregnancies, sexual violence, girls who get forced into marriage with older men, or sexually transmitted infections such as HIV; in a number of developing countries young people are far from in ...

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4th Women Deliver Global Conference – Copenhagen, Denmark

Posted on May 14, 2016 at 2:47 pm

Date: Monday, 16 May 2016 to Thursday, 19 May 2016 Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Women Deliver’s 4th Global Conference, taking place 16-19 May 2016, will be the largest gathering on girls’ and ...

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Information series on sexual and reproductive health and rights – United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 6:10 am

Useful 1 pagers on human rights and SRHR , all issues are covered (like LGBTI, abortion, gender inequality, contraceptives & family planning, maternal health etc.) developed by OHCHR. Women’s sexual ...

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Report of the symposium Sexual and Reproductive Health in Fragile Environments – KIT

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 11:44 am

Over half of all maternal, newborn and child deaths occur in around 50 countries categorized as fragile states. Fragile states have some of the worst health statistics in the world, ...

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SRH of young people in Asia and the Pacific – UNFPA

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 10:44 am

This wide-ranging report reviews the status of young people’s sexual and reproductive health in 32 countries across Asia and the Pacific — focusing on the impact of existing policies and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Ending preventable stillbirths. An Executive Summary for The Lancet’s Series

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:07 am

Addressing the epidemic of stillbirths has been recognised as an essential part of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. This was expressed in the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and ...

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