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Sexual Health Disparities Among Disenfranchised Youth

Published in 2018

Source: Oregon Health Authority and Research and Training Center for Pathways

This series of research briefs addresses the sexual health of seven subpopulations of young people namely youth in corrections; youth with developmental disabilities; youth in foster care; homeless youth; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth; youth with mental health conditions; and youth who have experienced sexual abuse.

Adolescents and Abortion: Restricting Access Puts Young Women’s Health and Lives at Risk

Published in 2018

Source: Advocates for Youth

This factsheet highlights the need for safe abortion for adolescents in the United States. It presents the facts on the incidences of abortion, the characteristics of safe and unsafe abortion, as well as the reasons women seek abortion services. A list of recommended actions is provided to reduce unintended pregnancy and abortion and this include […]

Gender and Environment – Fast Facts

Published in 2018

Source: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

This 2-page fact sheet highlights the effect of environment on women in particular poor women who are the more vulnerable by longstanding inequalities that silence their voices and neglect their needs. Thus it is important to identify and address women’s needs, as well as promoting women as decision makers, which are critical elements to ensure […]

Female Genital Mutilation and Education

Published in 2018

Source: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

This article highlights the links between FGM and education. In the countries of sub-Saharan Africa in which FGM is practised, girls who are excluded from (basic) education suffer a number of disadvantages. They are denied the advantages and opportunities accruing from the acquisition of knowledge about health, nutrition or legal rights as well as information […]

Influence of New Media on Adolescent Sexual Health: Evidence and Opportunities

Published in 2018

Source: Rand Health and Department of Health & Human Services, USA

This report examines nine interventions implemented through new media (SMS and internet) to improve adolescents’attitudes towards sexual risks. It provides evidence on the effectiveness and influence of new media, and also discusses variable that should be considered while strategising for future interventions.

EROTICS: Sex, rights and the internet

Published in 2018

Source: Association for Progressive Communications

This exploratory research report examines the existing landscape of sexual and internet rights in Brazil, India, Lebanon, South Africa, and the USA. It also explores the value that internet brings in the exercise of rights by people of diverse sexualities. This report outlines various forms of challenges, threats, and restrictions to the exchange of information […]

World Report on Disability

Published in 2017

Source: WHO

The World Health Organization and the World Bank Group have jointly produced the World Report on Disability to provide the evidence for innovative policies and programmes that can improve the lives of people with disabilities, and facilitate implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which came into force in […]

Evaluation of the Impact of the Voucher and Accreditation Approach on Improving Reproductive Health Behaviors and Status in Kenya

Published in 2017

Source: BioMed Central Ltd

Alternatives to the traditional ‘supply-side’ approach to financing service delivery are being explored. These strategies are termed results-based finance, demand-side health financing or output-based aid which includes a range of interventions that channel government or donor subsidies to the user rather than the provider. However, there is a paucity of evidence describing how the programs function […]

Key Learnings from Feminists on the Frontline: Summaries of Case Studies on Resisting and Challenging Fundamentalisms

Published in 2017

Source: Association of Women’s Rights in Development

This collection of 18 case studies produced by AWID’s Resisting and Challenging Religious Fundamentalisms Initiative aims to contribute to greater strategic thinking, dialogue and advocacy on religious fundamentalisms by women’s rights organisations and movements. It aims to deepen the analysis of strategies contained in the initiative’s other publications by providing contextual illustrations of strategies in […]

A New Understanding of Poverty – Poverty Measurement and Policy Implications

Published in 2017

Source: The Institute of Economic Affairs

In this monograph the author demonstrates a deep appreciation of the underlying logic of absolute and relative measures of poverty that has enabled him to show how the strengths of each can be captured in a new single measure. The first part shows how the dominance of the relative measure of poverty has shaped the […]

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