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994 Arrow Publications
Published in 2018
Source: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
This paper supports the theory that FGM needs to be understood as an expression of poor governance and that a government’s actions can be said to be pro-development where serious efforts are made to eliminate the practice, by passing legislation banning the practice and by supporting related measures. It offers concrete recommendations for measures aimed […]
Source: USAID; Evidence; What Works Association
This paper investigates the outcome of an initiative to enhance use of evidence on HIV and AIDS programming for women and girls, using the components of building cultures of evidence use identified by Hardee and Wright. The initiative, What Works for Women and Girls: Evidence for HIV/AIDS Interventions (hereafter What Works) that became www.whatworksforwomen.org, is […]
Source: BRACED - Knowledge Maker
This paper presents a synthesis of four case studies documenting strategies towards building gender equality through resilience projects. It draws on the experience of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) involved in the implementation of the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) projects: Mercy Corps (Uganda), ActionAid (Myanmar), Concern (Sudan/Chad) and Christian Aid and […]
Source: Family Planning High Impact Practices (HIP)
This High Impact Practices in Family Planning (HIP) brief summarises the evidence and provides implementation tips for proactively offering family planning as part of care during and immediately after childbirth, often referred to as the immediate postpartum period.
Source: HelpAge International
Older women may be subjected to violence, abuse and neglect due to a number of factors, including but not limited to their age, gender, disability, place of origin, marital status, class or sexual orientation. This discussion paper aims to highlight the types of violence, abuse and neglect older women experience; and offers recommendations for a […]
Source: Guttmacher Institute
A brief by Guttmacher Institute on key facts pertaining to abortion in Asia – this includes the incidence of abortion; providers of clandestine abortions; legal status of abortion; as well health consequences of unsafe abortion.
Source: Association for Progressive Communications
This paper examines the case study of non-consensual making of sexually-explicit videos and its distribution through the internet to understand the role technology plays in virtual trafficking of female bodies. It also explores the concept of trafficking of women’s bodies/images in a virtual world, how recruitment for trafficking is facilitated and/or promoted through new media, […]
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.
Published in 2017
The current thematic papers looks at a new paradigm shift in thinking – and talking – about mental illness and psychosocial disability, shifting the focus away from the entrenched “bio-medical psychiatry” that puts emphasis on the pathology at the individual level, and instead into a discourse that puts principles of autonomy, dignity and equality into […]
Sexuality and Disability in the Indian Context presents an overview of the current scenario in India vis a vis sexuality and disability. This working paper is a collation of information and resources based on interviews with people with disabilities and with their parents, teachers, and other care providers. It also draws upon secondary research to […]