Good on paper: the gap between programme theory and real-world context in Pakistan’s Community Midwife programme

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:57 am

To understand why skilled birth attendance—an acknowledged strategy for reducing maternal deaths—has been effective in some settings but is failing in Pakistan and to demonstrate the value of a theory-driven ...

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Maternal mortality in Bangladesh: a Countdown to 2015 country case study

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:43 am

Background Bangladesh is one of the only nine Countdown countries that are on track to achieve the primary target of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 by 2015. It is also ...

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Transforming Gender Norms, Roles, and Dynamics for Better Health

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:39 am

With funding from the Asia Bureau at USAID, the Health Policy Project (HPP) and the University of North Carolina’s MEASURE Evaluation Project, together with the Public Health Foundation of India ...

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Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, and Determinants Emergency Contraceptive Use among Women Seeking Abortion Services in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:36 am

Background: Unplanned pregnancy from casual sex, unplanned sexual activity, and sexual violence are increasing. Emergency Contraceptives (EC) are used to prevent unplanned pregnancies thereby preventing the occurrence and consequences of ...

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Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:34 am

By Preventing Both Unintended Pregnancy and STIs, MPTs Would Fill a Significant Gap New technologies currently under development that can simultaneously prevent pregnancy as well as protect against HIV and ...

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The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:32 am

The Global Gender Gap Report, introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006, provides a framework for capturing the magnitude and scope of gender-based disparities around the world. The index ...

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Webinar recording: Drug Use and Harm Reduction among MSM

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 4:22 am

Recording Available Here Presented by the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) in partnership with Anova Health Institute and Mainline, this webinar focuses on drug use and harm reduction ...

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New mappings of legal and social situation of trans people in 116 countries

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 11:04 am

The “Legal and Social Mapping” was conducted by Transgender Europe’s Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide (TvT) research project in close cooperation with activists and experts from all world regions. A comprehensive ...

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Advocacy Brief on ‘Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda: Taking Their Rightful Place’

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 12:07 pm

The brief stocktakes on the status of SRHR and discusses the interlinkages of SRHR with other fundamental human rights. It explores the interlinkages of SRHR, poverty, food sovereignty and security, ...

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ARROW for Change bulletin Vol. 20 No. 1 ‘Linking Poverty, Food Sovereignty and Security, and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights’

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 12:05 pm

This bulletin presents a gender and rights-based analysis of poverty, food sovereignty and security, and the multiple ways in which they intersect with SRHR. The publication highlights the need to ...

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