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 also provides clarity on how the Health sector can engage ...

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Ending Violence Against Women and Girls: Programming Essentials, Monitoring & Evaluation

Posted on September 20, 2015 at 10:19 am

Obtain essential information and guidance for programming to address violence against women and girls, including: basics on the forms, prevalence and consequences; international frameworks; main challenges; main strategies for prevention ...

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Demographic Perspectives on Female Genital Mutilation

Posted on September 17, 2015 at 8:18 am

This report, the first such published by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), looks at FGM through the lens of population dynamics and the demographic dividend, based on current evidence ...

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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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Successful Integration of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Prevention Intervention Programming

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 5:25 am

Women who received standard HIV services plus community- and facility-based interventions to detect, prevent, and address intimate partner violence (IPV) reported fewer instances of physical and sexual IPV compared to ...

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Engagement and Education Can Reduce Intimate Partner Violence

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 4:37 am

This study assessed the effects of community engagement activities (CE) versus interactive group education (GE) on intimate partner violence (IPV) by Ethiopian men. IPV prevalence decreased significantly in both intervention ...

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Share-Net Expert Meeting GBV (9 December 2014) Presentations

Posted on March 12, 2015 at 10:49 am

Please find attached the report of the Expert Meeting on Gender Based Violence held December 9th, 2014 and the following presentations: – Powerpoint presentation: launch of the lancet series on ...

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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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Health care for women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 11:05 am

What this handbook does When providing first-line support to a woman who has been subjected to violence, 4 kinds of needs deserve attention: Immediate emotional/psychological health needs Immediate physical health ...

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