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PleasureABLE: sexual device manual for persons with disabilities

Published in 2017

Source: Disabilities Health Research Network

This manual is a practical resource for persons with disabilities and healthcare clinicians who work with these clients. It includes research, clinical expertise, and product information to aid with dialogue surrounding sexual and reproductive issues and disabilities. It provides examples and illustrations of potential options that can be introduced into the sexual practices of the […]

Sex, Rights, Gender in the Age of Climate Change

Published in 2017

Source:

While reproductive health services has been recognized as critical to intervention strategies in climate change as evidenced by the development, implementation and monitoring of the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) in emergency situations, sexual and reproductive rights are recognised to a lesser degree, a growing trend in discourses on development. The recognition of sexual and […]

Universal Access to Reproductive Health: Progress and Challenges

Published in 2017

Source: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

The importance of reproductive health and access to family planning are now well recognised, to not only improve women’s chances of surviving pregnancy and childbirth, but also to contribute to related issues such as gender equality, better child health, an improved response to HIV, greater education outcomes, and poverty reduction. This report profiles existing data […]

What should be included in the Green Climate Fund’s new Gender Policy and Action Plan?

Published in 2017

Source: CIFOR

This info brief from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) outlines the key points to be included in the Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) new gender policy and action plan. The GCF is well placed to contribute toward a global vision to address gender equality and women’s empowerment in climate policy and action. The objectives […]

Gender, climate change and food security

Published in 2017

Source: UNDP

This policy brief explores the interlinkages of climate change and food security in the gender context. Despite significant strides in addressing gender inequalities over the years, rural women are still among the most marginalized groups in society and are particularly vulnerable to current and future climate change and food insecurity. Given these close relationships, the […]

Delivering on the Paris Promises: Combating Climate Change while Protecting Rights

Published in 2017

Source: CIEL, IWGIA, RFN, CARE, WEDO, AIPP, ITUC

The first section of this briefing paper provides information on the key principles and obligations, many of which overlap, that are included in the preamble of the Paris Agreement. The linkages between these principles and effective climate action are highlighted, including identifying the key international frameworks that define the related commitments and obligations of governments […]

Sexualities and Disabilities

Published in 2017

Source: Graduate Journal of Social Science

The special issue on ‘sexualities and disabilities’ of this peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal presents and addresses the under-represented and marginalised voices of people with disabilities and their sexuality. Papers in this special issue cover a wide range of topics including people disabled during war, mental disability, caregivers of soldiers disabled in war, representation of disability in […]

The Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities

Published in 2017

Source: ICPD Beyond 2014 – International Conference on Human Rights

This paper examines the sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls with disabilities in the context of the future development agenda Beyond 2014 and Post 2015. It focuses on women and girls with disabilities, recognising that they are generally more likely to experience infringements of their sexual and reproductive rights. It examines some of […]

Sex, Rights, Gender in the Age of Climate Change

Published in 2017

Source:

While reproductive health services has been recognized as critical to intervention strategies in climate change as evidenced by the development, implementation and monitoring of the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) in emergency situations, sexual and reproductive rights are recognised to a lesser degree, a growing trend in discourses on development. The recognition of sexual and […]

Advancing the Human Rights and Inclusion of LGBTI People: A Handbook for Parliamentarians

Published in 2017

Source: UNDP

This handbook is jointly produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA). It sets out relevant human rights frameworks and highlights the role of parliamentarians in implementing Agenda 2030, to ensure no one, including LGBTI people, is left behind. The handbook offers practical tips, tools and resources designed to […]