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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International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Posted on May 14, 2016 at 2:23 pm

Date: Monday, 23 May 2016 Location: Global Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. It is a hole between the birth ...

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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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Therapeutic Activism: Men of Hope Refugee Association Uganda Breaking the Silence over Male Rape in Conflict-related Sexual Violence

Posted on March 23, 2016 at 10:57 am

Men’s experiences as victims of sexual and gender-based violence remain little recognised in research, policy or practice. Mainstream narratives generally continue to depict men as perpetrators of violence and women ...

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Ending Violence Against Women: From the Beijing Platform for Action to the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on January 27, 2016 at 5:18 am

This booklet contains relevant sections of the principal international agreements over the past 20 years where countries have committed to responding to violence against women and girls. It also provides ...

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Engaging Men for Effective Activism against Sexual and Gender-based Violence

Posted on January 27, 2016 at 4:39 am

Men are becoming ever more visible as integral partners in tackling sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), holding themselves, peers and power-holders accountable for maintaining harmful gender norms that perpetuate violence. ...

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The history and role of the criminal law in anti-FGM campaigns: Is the criminal law what is needed, at least in countries like Great Britain?

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:44 am

Reproductive Health Matters. Volume 23, Issue 46, November 2015, Pages 145–157. doi:10.1016/j.rhm.2015.10.001 Abstract The history of campaigns against female genital mutilation (FGM) began in the 1920s. From the beginning, it was ...

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Female genital mutilation and cutting: a systematic literature review of health professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 12:16 pm

BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015, 15:32  doi:10.1186/s12914-015-0070-y Background The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 100–140 million girls and women have undergone female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C). FGM/C is an ...

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Hymen reconstruction as pragmatic empowerment? Results of a qualitative study from Tunisia

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 12:09 pm

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 147, December 2015, Pages 54–61. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.10.051 Highlights Provides qualitative data about why Tunisian women seek hymen reconstruction (HR). Women’s decisions reflect pragmatism in the face of pervasive ...

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