Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care. A guide for essential practice (3rd edition)

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 6:55 am

Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care: a guide for essential practice (3rd edition) (PCPNC), has been updated to include recommendations from ...

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Do Interventions that Promote Awareness of Rights Increase Use of Maternity Care Services? A Systematic Review

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 6:54 am

PLoS ONE 10(10): e0138116. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138116 Abstract Twenty years after the rights of women to go through pregnancy and childbirth safely ...

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Making Change from Cash? Evaluation of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program to Improve the Status of Girls in Northern India

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 4:51 am

Currently, 720 million women alive worldwide were child brides. Child marriage is a violation of human rights and significantly hinders ...

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Lifting the Veil: Magazine Expert Meeting on Addressing Child Marriage

Posted on October 15, 2015 at 5:20 am

Lifting The Veil is a publication of Save The Children and Oxfam Novib, on behalf of the Alliances of the Child Marriage ...

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Education Sector Response to Early and Unintended Pregnancy: A Review of Country Experiences in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 5:30 am

This report highlights key inconsistencies and gaps in education sector responses to adolescent pregnancy and motherhood in six countries in sub-Saharan ...

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Impact of Hospital Delivery on Child Mortality: An Analysis of Adolescent Mothers in Bangladesh

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 5:29 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 143, October 2015, Pages 194–203. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.08.003 Highlights We assess the causal impact of hospital delivery may influence ...

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The Adolescent Brain and the Global Fight Against Adolescent Motherhood

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 5:28 am

Fertile bodies, immature brains?: A genealogical critique of neuroscientific claims regarding the adolescent brain and of the global fight against ...

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Engendering Accountability: Upholding Commitments to Maternal and Newborn Health

Posted on October 5, 2015 at 6:02 am

With the rise in global attention and the need to further accelerate progress on maternal and newborn health (MNH), and ...

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UN set to change the world with new development goals – The Lancet

Posted on September 24, 2015 at 6:06 am

This report from the Lancet gives a good summary of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including arguments pro and con. The report ...

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The Demographic Promise of Expanded Female Education: Trends in the Age at First Birth in Malawi

Posted on September 23, 2015 at 6:18 am

The expansion of female education has been promoted as a way to postpone the age at first birth. In sub-Saharan Africa, ...

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