Addressing Sexual Violence in and beyond the ‘Warzone’

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 12:01 pm

Conflict-related sexual violence remains pervasive across the globe, and its widespread use has been reported in Rwanda, Liberia, Northern Uganda, ...

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Literature Review on Sexuality and Poverty

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 11:59 am

This review of the evidence on sexuality and poverty is undertaken by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) as part ...

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Responding to the Impact of Gender-Based Violence: An Annotated Bibliography for Integrated Family Planning and Gender-Based Violence Services

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 11:55 am

The RESPOND Project is pleased to announce the publication of Responding to the Impact of Gender-Based Violence: An Annotated Bibliography ...

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Reasons Married Women in Developing Nation Who Wish to Avoid Pregnancy Do Not Use Contraceptives

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 11:53 am

Increasing women’s access to modern contraceptive methods alone will not satisfy their unmet need for contraception, according to “Reasons for ...

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DFID Research: helping women to protect themselves against HIV

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:43 am

In August last year the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) received a £15 million award, from the Department for International ...

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‘Big Push’ To Reduce Maternal Mortality In Uganda And Zambia Enhanced Health Systems But Lacked A Sustainability Plan

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:41 am

In the past decade, “big push” global health initiatives financed by international donors have aimed to rapidly reach ambitious health ...

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The association between timing of initiation of antenatal care and stillbirths: a retrospective cohort study of pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:36 am

Background There is renewed interest in stillbirth prevention for lower-middle income countries. Early initiation of and properly timed antenatal care ...

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Unmet Need for Contraception: Issues and Challenges

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:35 am

Unmet need for contraception has been a central indicator for monitoring the progress of family planning programs for 25 years. ...

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Women’s perceptions of abortion in their communities: Perspectives from Western Kenya

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:32 am

Unsafe abortion in Kenya is a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. In October 2012, we sought to understand ...

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The association between timing of initiation of antenatal care and stillbirths: a retrospective cohort study of pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:19 am

Background There is renewed interest in stillbirth prevention for lower-middle income countries. Early initiation of and properly timed antenatal care ...

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