Improving Access to Health for Women and Girls in Low-income Urban Settlements

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 10:22 am

The world is becoming increasingly urbanised. Over one third of urban dwellers now reside in low-income urban settlements, where living conditions are often inadequate and there exist multiple barriers to ...

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Girlhood, Not Motherhood – UNFPA

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 3:17 am

When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the better. Pregnancy before a girl is physically, developmentally and socially ready jeopardizes her right to ...

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Report Special Session Share-Net at AIDS IMPACT – Step it up: Making HIV & SRHR Integration a Reality

Posted on February 18, 2016 at 6:27 am

Share-Net organised the Thematic (Expert) Meeting Step it up: Making HIV & SRHR Integration a Reality. This thematic meeting is a Satellite Session at the AIDS IMPACT Conference in Amsterdam at 30 July 2015 ...

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Report Share-Net Round Table: Promising Practices: Linking Students and NGOs

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 6:19 am

There are indications that student-NGO collaborations are taking off among Share-Net members. This positive development brings up new questions, such as how to regulate such collaborations through a set of guidelines ...

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Integrating the SRHR and HIV response – Share-Net International

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 4:50 am

This report was commissioned by Share-Net International to provide background and analysis of the current state of integration and linkage for an expert meeting on sexual and reproductive health and ...

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Community-based surveillance of maternal deaths in rural Ghana

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 6:02 am

Objective To examine the feasibility and effectiveness of community-based maternal mortality surveillance in rural Ghana, where most information on maternal deaths usually comes from retrospective surveys and hospital records. Methods ...

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Evidence Report on Sexuality, Poverty and Law: ‘Leave No One Behind’: Gender, Sexuality and the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 5:04 am

In an unprecedented move to eradicate disease, poverty and hunger, world leaders joined together in 2000 to sign into life the hotly contested but broadly agreed upon Millennium Development Goal ...

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Onward to 2030: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 4:03 am

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay out a new roadmap to improve the lives of people throughout the world over the next 15 years. Sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights ...

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Ending preventable stillbirths. An Executive Summary for The Lancet’s Series

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:07 am

Addressing the epidemic of stillbirths has been recognised as an essential part of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. This was expressed in the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and ...

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LGBTQ Youth Navigating “Safe” Spaces and Belonging in North America

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:05 am

While rainbows and safe space stickers have been a part of health care and school interventions promoting LGBTQ youth health and well-being, little research has been published describing how youth perceive ...

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