Advocating for sexual rights at the UN: the unfinished business of global development

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:40 am

Reproductive Health Matters. Volume 23, Issue 46, November 2015, Pages 31–37 Abstract Twenty years ago, governments agreed that the right to have control over and decide freely and responsibly on all ...

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“I was on the way to the hospital but delivered in the bush”: Maternal health in Ghana’s Upper West Region in the context of a traditional birth attendants’ ban

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:39 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 148, January 2016, Pages 8–17 Highlights The ban of TBAs in resource poor settings may be counterproductive. Policies banning TBAs may need revisiting in skilled worker ...

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Migrant maternity in an era of superdiversity: New migrants’ access to, and experience of, antenatal care in the West Midlands, UK

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:38 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 148, January 2016, Pages 152–159 Highlights Migrants in the West Midlands receive less antenatal care than the general population. Immigration status rather than ethnicity is a ...

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Scaling up sexuality education in Senegal: integrating family life education into the national curriculum

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:30 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. DOI:10.1080/14681811.2015.1123148 Abstract In Senegal, school-based sexuality education has evolved over 20 years from family life education (FLE) pilot projects into cross-curricular subjects located within the national ...

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The HIV Risk Profiles of Latino Sexual Minorities and Transgender Persons Who Use Websites or Apps Designed for Social and Sexual Networking

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:21 am

Health Education & Behavior. February 2016; Vol. 43, No. 1 Abstract The use of websites and GPS-based mobile applications (“apps”) designed for social and sexual networking has been associated with increased ...

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‘Everywhere they say that it’s harmful but they don’t say how, so I’m asking here’: young people, pornography and negotiations with notions of risk and harm

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:12 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. Volume 16, Issue 2, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1080158 Abstract Debate about pornography and minors has mainly centred on questions of control, regulation and media policy; the urge to ...

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Facilitators and Barriers to HIV Screening A Qualitative Meta-Synthesis

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:06 am

Qualitative Health Research. Special Issue: Qualitative Meta-Analysis. February 2016; Vol. 26, No. 3 Abstract Accomplishments in biomedical research and technology, combined with innovative community and clinically based interventions, have expanded HIV testing ...

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World Population Ageing 2015 infographic

Posted on January 10, 2016 at 10:01 am

This infochart conveys key messages on World Population Ageing, reflecting the latest estimates and projections from the 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects. For more information: World Population Ageing 2015

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Understanding the Broader Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Female Sex Workers In Dhaka, Bangladesh

Posted on January 10, 2016 at 9:54 am

International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Volume 41, Number 4, December 2015 Abstract CONTEXT: Little is known about the sexual and reproductive health care needs of female sex workers in Dhaka, ...

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PrEP: why we are waiting

Posted on January 10, 2016 at 9:49 am

The Lancet HIV, Volume 3, No. 1, e11–e12, January 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(15)00250 Summary Scientific research has proven that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in preventing HIV transmission in men who ...

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