Dutch judge offers no relief to women who are now waiting for an abortion and cannot leave their home

Posted on April 22, 2020 at 11:43 am

On April 10th, the District Court of The Hague dismissed the application for interim relief from Trix (alias) against the ...

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Briefing note on addressing mental health and psychosocial (MHPSS) aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted on April 20, 2020 at 3:06 pm

Introduction This briefing note summarises key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The brief was last updated February 2020. Mental…

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Disability Considerations in GBV Programming during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 20, 2020 at 2:42 pm

Overview This note provides information and practical guidance to support gender-based violence (GBV) practitioners to integrate attention to disability into GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response efforts during the COVID-19…

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Disability Considerations in GBV Programming during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 20, 2020 at 2:42 pm

Overview This note provides information and practical guidance to support gender-based violence (GBV) practitioners to integrate attention to disability into GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response efforts during the COVID-19…

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Supporting the Transgender People in Your Life: A Guide to Being a Good Ally

Posted on April 9, 2020 at 8:02 am

Learning to be an ally to the transgender people in your life, or to transgender people overall, is an ongoing ...

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Role Model Men and Boys of Uganda

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 7:23 pm

The Role Model Men and Boys (RMMB) approach mobilizes men and boys to go through personal reflections to explore constructions ...

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COVID-19 and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 6:51 pm

UNWomen have developed a brief which highlights emerging evidence of the impact of the recent global pandemic of COVID-19 on ...

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COVID-19 and Child, Early and Forced Marriage: An Agenda for Action

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 6:34 pm

Girls not Brides have released a brief titled “COVID-19 and Child, Early and Forced Marriage: An Agenda for Action”. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic is already having a devastating effect on…

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COVID-19 sex-disaggregated data tracker

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 5:55 pm

COVID-19 sex-disaggregated data tracker Understanding gender is essential to understanding the risk factors of poor health, early death and health inequities. The COVID-19 outbreak is no different. At this point in…

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Coronavirus crisis may deny 9.5 million women access to family planning

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 5:50 pm

Up to 9.5 million women and girls could miss out on vital family planning services this year because of Covid-19, potentially resulting in thousands of deaths. Marie Stopes International warned…

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