Indicators for a Transformative, High-Impact & People-Centred 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Leading Options for Global, Thematic, Regional and/or National Levels

Posted on August 18, 2015 at 6:33 am

Developed by High-Level Task Force for the ICPD. The indicators proposed in this document represent transformative and strategic options for Member States – both policy decision-makers and statisticians – to consider ...

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Brief, Sexuality-related communication: Recommendations for a public health approach

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:44 am

Both research and consultations over the last decades have identified sexuality-related communication as an issue that requires urgent attention. While clients would like their health-care providers to discuss sexual health ...

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Underuse of modern methods of contraception: underlying causes and consequent undesired pregnancies in 35 low- and middle-income countries

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 6:50 am

Every year, when 123 million women experience pregnancy as a harbinger of happiness, many of the remaining 87 million face it with dismay. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that, ...

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Girls Not Brides Post-2015 Advocacy Toolkit

Posted on February 9, 2015 at 6:57 am

As the post-2015 process moves into intergovernmental negotiations, this toolkit by Girls Not Brides aims to assist activists in their efforts to urge governments to support and speak out in favour of ...

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Smart Investments for Financing the Post-2015 Development Agenda – ICPD

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 9:14 am

The cost of funding the Post-2015 Development Agenda is estimated to be trillions of dollars a year.1 While this magnitude may seem dizzying, especially for low-income countries with over-stretched public ...

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Remedies for Forced Marriage – A Handbook for Lawyers

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 9:28 am

Remedies for Forced Marriage – A Handbook for Lawyers brings together expert commentaries by lawyers and activists working on the issue of forced marriages and interference with choice in marriage in ...

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How Empowering Girls Can End Child Marriage

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:34 am

In a piece for the Trust Women website, ICRW’s Ann Warner, Senior Youth and Gender Specialist, writes about a new ICRW report exhibiting how empowering girls can help end child ...

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Ministerial Commitment on comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern African

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:40 am

In late 2011, under the leadership of UNAIDS and with the support of the Regional Economic Communities (EAC and SADC), the UN initiated a process that aimed to develop and ...

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More Power to Her: How Empowering Girls Can Help End Child Marriage

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:54 am

Every year, more than 14 million girls are married before their 18th birthday. Instead of playing and learning, child brides as young as 10 years old are often subjected to ...

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Every Newborn

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 12:07 pm

Following The Lancet Neonatal Survival Series in 2005, this Every Newborn Series presents the clearest picture so far of the ongoing slow progress in newborn survival, provides new focus beyond ...

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