Minimum Standards for Prevention and Response to Gender-based Violence in Emergencies

Posted on November 24, 2015 at 11:31 am

Gender based violence is a life-threatening, global health and human rights issue that violates international human rights law and principles ...

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Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015

Posted on November 24, 2015 at 11:27 am

Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 Target 5A called for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three quarters between 1990 ...

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Lessons learned from a decade implementing Comprehensive Sexuality Education in resource poor settings: The World Starts With Me

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 11:24 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1111203 Abstract: Today, more than half of the world population is under the age of ...

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Research priorities on ending child marriage and supporting married girls

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 6:51 am

Reproductive Health 2015, 12:80  doi:10.1186/s12978-015-0060-5 Abstract: Over the past few years the issue of child marriage has received growing political and programmatic attention. ...

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Youth, Technology, and HIV: Recent Advances and Future Directions

Posted on November 13, 2015 at 11:14 am

Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2015 Dec;12(4):500-15. doi: 10.1007/s11904-015-0280-x. Abstract Technology, including mobile technologies and social media, offers powerful tools to reach, engage, ...

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Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Database of Indicators

Posted on November 13, 2015 at 6:06 am

ARROW recently relaunched the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Database of Indicators which uses an identified set of core SRHR ...

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Is the sexual behaviour of young people in sub-Saharan Africa influenced by their peers? A systematic review

Posted on November 12, 2015 at 11:09 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 146, December 2015, Pages 62–74. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.09.039   Highlights There are gaps in our understanding of young ...

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Men’s violence against women and men are inter-related: Recommendations for simultaneous intervention

Posted on November 12, 2015 at 11:05 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 146, December 2015, Pages 249–256. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.10.021 Highlights Men perpetrate and are victims of interpersonal violence more than ...

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Desire for female sterilization among women wishing to limit births in rural Rakai, Uganda

Posted on November 12, 2015 at 11:02 am

Contraception. Volume 92, Issue 5, November 2015, Pages 482–487. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2015.07.012 Abstract Objective Uganda has an unmet need for family planning of 34% ...

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Px Wire, AVAC’s quarterly newsletter on HIV prevention research and implementation, October-December, Volume 8, Number 4

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 11:50 am

In this issue, we decipher the strengths and limitations of the multiple recent developments impacting HIV prevention: new PEPFAR targets, ...

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