Turning Promises Into Progress: Gender Equality And Rights For Women And Girls – Lessons Learnt And Actions Needed

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 9:17 am

2015 represents an important moment for gender equality and women’s and girls’ rights. It is twenty years since the landmark Beijing Conference on Women and fifteen years since the ground-breaking ...

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Addressing unmet need by expanding access to safe second trimester medical abortion services in Ethiopia, 2010 − 2014

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:21 am

Ethiopia has one of the highest maternal mortality rates (MMR) in the world (676 per 100 000) [1], to which unsafe abortion contributes significantly [2]. To decrease the MMR, the ...

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Good clinical outcomes from a 7-year holistic programme of fistula repair in Guinea

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:19 am

Abstract Objectives Female genital fistula remains a public health concern in developing countries. From January 2007 to September 2013, the Fistula Care project, managed by EngenderHealth in partnership with the ...

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Global State of Harm Reduction 2014

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 9:06 am

Harm Reduction International is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth edition of the Global State of Harm Reduction. View the data with our interactive Global State of Harm ...

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Measuring Client Experiences in Maternity Care under Change: Development of a Questionnaire Based on the WHO Responsiveness Model

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 8:54 am

Abstract Background Maternity care is an integrated care process, which consists of different services, involves different professionals and covers different time windows. To measure performance of maternity care based on ...

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Countdown to 2015 and beyond: fulfilling the health agenda for women and children

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 8:36 am

The end of 2015 will signal the end of the Millennium Development Goal era, when the world can take stock of what has been achieved. The Countdown to 2015 for ...

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Global Public Health: Special Issue: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for the next decades: What’s been achieved? What lies ahead?

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 8:21 am

This Global Public Health Special Issue ‘SRHR for the next decades: What’s been achieved? What lies ahead? ’ assesses progress 20 years after the 1994 International Conference on Population and ...

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BRIDGE: Gender and Food Security Cutting Edge Pack

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 6:27 am

In this pack, BRIDGE makes the case for a new, gender-aware understanding of food security, arguing that partial, apolitical and gender-blind diagnoses of the problem of food and nutrition insecurity ...

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Sex Workers Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice: Post-2012 AWID International Forum Innovation Seed Grants

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 6:03 am

This report shares highlights from the four recipients of AWID’s “Innovation Seed Grants” whose projects focused on advancing the rights of sex workers: the Association of Hungarian Sex Workers, Red Umbrella Project ...

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I’m Here: Adolescent Girls In Emergencies Report

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 5:44 am

I’m Here: Adolescent Girls in Emergencies is a resource for emergency response staff. It outlines an operational approach and recommendations that can help humanitarian sectors be more accountable to adolescent girls from the start ...

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