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 ...

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Disrespectful and abusive treatment during facility delivery in Tanzania: a facility and community survey

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 12:03 pm

Although qualitative studies have raised attention to humiliating treatment of women during labour and delivery, there are no reliable estimates ...

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Country progress towards the Millennium Development Goals: adjusting for socioeconomic factors reveals greater progress and new challenges

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Background The health Millennium Development Goals (4, 5, 6) impose the same ambitious 2015 targets on every country. Few low-income ...

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IAVI Annual Report 2013

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 11:42 am

This report details key activities in 2013 that support IAVI’s mission to develop safe, effective, accessible, preventive HIV vaccines for ...

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Medical eligibility, contraceptive choice, and intrauterine device acceptance among HIV-infected women receiving antiretroviral therapy in Lilongwe, Malawi

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 11:39 am

Objective: To determine medical eligibility for contraceptive use, contraceptive preference, and acceptance of a copper intrauterine device (IUD) among a ...

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Postabortion contraception method mix and uptake in Ipas-supported public health facilities in Ethiopia

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 11:36 am

Objectives: In 2005, the Ethiopian Parliament expanded the indication for legal abortion to reduce maternal mortality from unsafe abortion. Contraceptive ...

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Improving Access to Emergency Contraception Pills through Strengthening Service Delivery and Demand Generation: A Systematic Review of Current Evidence in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 11:19 am

Objectives: Emergency contraception pills (ECP) are among the 13 essential commodities in the framework for action established by the UN ...

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Sexual and reproductive health and rights – a crucial agenda for the post 2015 framework

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 11:06 am

Sexual and reproductive health and rights are central to achieving the vision of the Millennium Development Goals. Such rights concern ...

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Today and every day, young women need access to safe and legal abortion services.

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 12:39 pm

47,000 deaths occur each year as a result of unsafe abortions, with 40% of unsafe abortions occurring in women under ...

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Lessons From the First Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review: From Commitment to Action on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (UNFPA)

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 12:36 pm

The Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI) is pleased to announce the publication of the UNFPA report Lessons From the First Cycle of the ...

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