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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Part 1: #AgeingHIV: Glory days, (s)he ain’t never had

Posted on April 18, 2016 at 9:01 am

Let’s face it, in today’s society there is no such thing as growing up gracefully. Most individuals dread getting old and its perceived negative impact on life. But there was ...

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Conference Special: Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston – NAM AIDS MAP

Posted on April 7, 2016 at 9:13 am

The recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston in the US was one of the most interesting and productive for a long time, with a particularly rich ...

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Thesis: Cultural encounters of the secular kind: Religious and secular dynamics in the development response to HIV/AIDS – Brenda Bartelink

Posted on April 7, 2016 at 7:09 am

When religious leaders or organisations dismiss condom or contraceptive use, or speak out against homosexuality this is sometimes seen as a sign of conservatism. Based on research on how Christian ...

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Stronger together: From health and community systems to systems for health – UNAIDS

Posted on April 5, 2016 at 11:47 am

This report is intended as a guide to governments, in particular ministers of health and finance, in making decisions on the integration of community responses to HIV in national AIDS ...

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Supporting Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in Fragile States: Guinea, Lebanon and Sudan – Research Series

Posted on April 4, 2016 at 11:38 am

This brief summarizes a three-part research series produced by UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality—a global gender equality fund which awards competitive grants and technical assistance to women-led civil society ...

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New Study Estimates Contraceptives Failure Rates in 43 Countries

Posted on March 29, 2016 at 11:07 am

Women Younger Than 25 Have Higher Rates of Contraceptive Failure Than Their Older Counterparts In the most comprehensive study to date of contraceptive failure rates in the developing world, researchers ...

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Sexual and reproductive health of young people with disability in Ethiopia: a study on knowledge, attitude and practice: a cross-sectional study

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 11:50 am

As is common in developing countries, in Ethiopia young people with disabilities (YPWD) are more likely than the general population to be illiterate, unemployed and impoverished. They often lack equal ...

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Policy Brief Addressing Women’s Need for Contraception and Abortion – Share-Net Netherlands

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 11:49 am

The outcome of the Share-Net thematic meeting on contraception and abortion, May 2015.  Despite the worldwide decrease in maternal deaths by 43% since 1990, most recent estimates suggest that, in ...

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Feminism Needs Sex Workers. Sex Workers Need Feminism. For a Sex Worker Inclusive Women’s Rights Movement.

Posted on March 23, 2016 at 10:58 am

On the 8th of March 2016, International Women’s Rights Day, ICRSE is launching its second Intersection briefing paper exploring the intersection of sex workers’ rights with the rights connected with women. This ...

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