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

Posted on January 27, 2016 at 4:40 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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Advocating Female Condoms. A Reflection on Stakeholders Commitments & Trends in Support for Female Condoms

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 3:51 am

In this study, commissioned by UAFC and carried out by Context, international cooperation, stakeholder commitments and trends in support for female condoms between 2010 and 2015 are analysed, in order ...

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Universal Access to Reproductive Health: Progress and Challenges

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 3:45 am

Universal access to reproductive health affects and is affected by many aspects of life. It involves individuals’ most intimate relationships, including negotiation and decision-making within these relationships, and interactions with ...

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Prioritizing Family Planning in Local Government Planning and Budgeting Processes

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 9:42 am

Family planning is a proven low-cost, best buy intervention that saves lives and highly contributes to economic development and social transformation of a country. Currently in Uganda, there is overreliance ...

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Contraceptive Discontinuation: Reasons, Challenges, and Solutions

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 9:40 am

Family Planning 2020 and Population Council have released a new report, Contraceptive Discontinuation: Reasons, Challenges, and Solutions, that looks at why women stop using contraceptives. More than a third of women with an ...

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The safety of hormonal contraceptives for women living with HIV and their sexual partners

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 11:59 am

Contraception. Volume 93, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages 11–16. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2015.10.002 Background Hormonal contraceptives are important for the health and well-being of some women living with HIV, so evaluation of evidence regarding their ...

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Postpartum and Post-Abortion Contraception: From Research to Programs

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 11:56 am

Studies in Family Planning. Volume 46, Issue 4, pages 343–353, December 2015 Contraception following delivery or an induced abortion reduces the risk of an early unintended pregnancy and its associated adverse health consequences. Unmet ...

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