Today and every day, young women need access to safe and legal abortion services.

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 12:39 pm

47,000 deaths occur each year as a result of unsafe abortions, with 40% of unsafe abortions occurring in women under ...

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Lessons From the First Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review: From Commitment to Action on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (UNFPA)

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 12:36 pm

The Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI) is pleased to announce the publication of the UNFPA report Lessons From the First Cycle of the ...

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Trends in all-cause mortality during the scale-up of an antiretroviral therapy programme: a cross-sectional study in Lusaka, Zambia

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 12:29 pm

Objective To follow the trends in all-cause mortality in Lusaka, Zambia, during the scale-up of a national programme of antiretroviral ...

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KMCC | Knowledge Synthesis Report | Eliminating Mother‐to‐Child Transmission of HIV in Uganda by 2015: What will it take?

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 12:26 pm

This KMCC report contains a synthesis of the existing evidence base on achieving EMTCT in Uganda, as well as recommendations ...

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Population and sustainable development in the Post-2015 agenda

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 12:10 pm

The Outcome Report of the Global Consultation on Population Dynamics and the Post-2015 Development Agenda not only explains the linkages ...

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Facilitators and barriers to facility-based delivery in low- and middle-income countries: a qualitative evidence synthesis

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 9:01 am

High-quality obstetric delivery in a health facility reduces maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. This systematic review synthesizes qualitative evidence ...

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Putting women and girls at the center of development

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 9:00 am

The development field needs to be more serious about gender inequities and women’s empowerment. By ignoring gender inequities, many development ...

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A Matter of Fact, a Matter of Choice: The Case for Investing in Permanent Contraceptive Methods

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 8:58 am

Remarkable social, health, and economic gains have been made since the launch of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals in ...

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Two New Publications on Combatting Gender-Based Violence

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 8:56 am

Besides being associated with the incidence of HIV infections, sexually transmitted infections, unplanned pregnancies, and other health problems, gender-based violence ...

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“Maternal Health and Respectful Maternity Care” and “The Impact of Maternity Care on HIV & Family Planning”

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 8:54 am

“Maternal Health and Respectful Maternity Care” and “The Impact of Maternity Care on HIV & Family Planning“ is a dual-sided fact ...

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