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Published in 2020
The UNFPA response to the COVID-19 pandemic within maternity care involves a 3-pronged approach: 1. Protect maternity care providers and the maternal health workforce 2. Provide safe and effective maternity care to women 3. Maintain and protect maternal health systems. In this technical brief, detailed practical recommendations across these 3 prongs are outlined for antenatal […]
The COVID-19 pandemic compounds existing gender inequalities, and increases risks of gender-based violence. This technical brief by UNFPA offers a comprehensive list of interventions to address gender-based discrimination in outbreak response.
Published in 2018
Source: Guttmacher Institute
This fact sheet summarizes the findings of a study titled Unintended Pregnancy and Abortion in India, which provides the first comprehensive estimates of the incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy and of the provision of induced abortion and postabortion services in Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Source: Guttmacher Institute
This fact sheet presents estimates for 2017 of the contraceptive, maternal and newborn health care needs of women in developing regions, critical gaps in service coverage, and the costs and benefits of fully meeting these needs.
Source: Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights
To different people, a positive health care experience can look like many things. It is not about being perfect, but about providing affirming care for diverse people and communities. Although the health care system is universal in Canada, there are still disparities as not everyone has equal access to the care they need and deserve. […]
Source: World Health Organisation
The primary objective of this guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations on the safety, effectiveness, feasibility and acceptability of a range of health workers in the delivery of recommended and effective interventions for providing safe abortion and post-abortion care and in providing post-abortion contraception. These recommendations can be adapted to the context of local health […]
This factsheet outlines the needs of adolescents for abortion services in developing countries. It highlights the incidence of abortion, the provision of abortion services, access to post-abortion care and the barriers to accessing these services. The factsheet concluded with a list of implications on policy and programmes which includes the need to be sensitive towards […]
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 […]
Source: Conflict and Health
Sexual violence is recognised as a widespread consequence of armed conflict and other humanitarian crises. The limited evidence in literature on interventions in this field suggests a need for alternatives to traditional review methods, particularly given the challenges of undertaking research in conflict and crisis settings. This study employs a realist review of the literature […]
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 […]