Handbook for Religious and Cultural Leaders Engaging Communities to End Female Genital Mutilation

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 11:13 am

This publication from FEMNET is part a behaviour change communication tool intended to expand the engagement of men in religious and cultural institutions to reach out to their communities to ...

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Men’s Attitudes on Gender Equality and Their Contraceptive Use in Uttar Pradesh India

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:36 am

The Reproductive Health journal recently published an article entitled “Men’s attitudes on gender equality and their contraceptive use in Uttar Pradesh India” by Anurag Mishra et al. The article uses ...

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Maternal and perinatal health research priorities beyond 2015: an international survey and prioritization exercise

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:34 am

Background Maternal mortality has declined by nearly half since 1990, but over a quarter million women still die every year of causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Maternal-health related targets ...

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Using scorecards to achieve facility improvements for maternal and newborn health

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:31 am

Abstract The Government of Sierra Leone launched the Free Health Care Initiative in 2010, which contributed to increased use of facility based maternity services. However, emergency obstetric and neonatal care ...

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Unintended pregnancies among women living in urban slums: Evidence from a prospective study in Nairobi City, Kenya

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:27 am

Background: Despite the significant proportion of young people residing in slum communities, little attention has been paid to the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) challenges they face during their transition ...

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Access to and Effects of Social Protection on Workers living with HIV and their Households

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:54 am

The report shows that even though policies do not exclude people living with HIV, they face challenges in accessing the existing social protection services, notably a lack of adequate knowledge ...

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SABPP Women’s Report 2014: Work and Women’s Reproductive Health

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:49 am

This Report by the South African Board for People Practices focuses on “Work and Women’s Reproductive Health” with six chapters: 1. Women’s reproductive options: Career- and HR implications Prof Anita ...

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Evolving Men: Initial Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 10:12 am

The Men and Gender Equality Policy Project (MGEPP), led by Instituto Promundo and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), is a multi-year, multi-country effort to build the evidence ...

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Gender relations, sexual and gender-based violence and the effects of conflict on women and men in North Kivu. Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:41 am

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) was conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2012 by Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice and the Institut Supérieur du Lac, ...

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Global pathways to men’s caregiving: Mixed methods findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey and the Men Who Care study

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:38 am

Promoting men’s participation in unpaid care work is part of the Programme of Action for the International Conference on Population and Development. However, men’s involvement in care work does not ...

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