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Trade and Gender: What does the new TPPA mean for women in developing countries?

Published in 2018

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The CPTPP, or TPPA-11 as it has been nicknamed, was signed on March 8, 2018 in Chile with the remaining original members of the TPPA bar the US: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. It will come into force when six of its signatories complete domestic ratification procedures, […]

Abortion Incidence and Related Services in Six Indian States, 2015

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.

APPC Mid-Term Review: Recommendations from Asia Regional Dialogue

Published in 2018

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A group of SRHR champions and practitioners from the Asian-Pacific region, gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, on 24 & 25 November 2018, ahead of the mid-term review of the 6th Asia Pacific Population Conference (APPC). At the end of the dialogue, the group came up with recommendations to strongly call upon governments in the region, to […]

APPC Mid-Term Review – Youth Forum Statement

Published in 2018

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On 23 – 24 November 2018, more than 40 youth-led and youth serving organisations convene in Bangkok to discuss the diverse and intersecting issues faced by young people, ahead of the mid-term review of the Asia Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Development. The result was a call-to-action that brings to the fore gaps, challenges and […]

ADDING IT UP: Investing in Contraception and Maternal and Newborn Health, 2017

Published in 2018

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.

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.

Mind your “Business” – How to Make the Connections between Mental Health and Sexual Health

Published in 2018

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. […]

Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020

Published in 2018

Source: World Health Organisation

The action plan of WHO aims to strengthen effective leadership and governance for mental health; provide comprehensive, integrated and responsive mental health and social care services in community-based settings; implement strategies for promotion and prevention in mental health; and strengthen information systems, evidence and research for mental health. It relies on six cross-cutting principles and […]

Her in charge: Medical abortion and women’s lives – A call for action

Published in 2018

Source: International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

This report is a call for action to expand medical abortion as one of the options for women who decide not to go through a full pregnancy. This urgently requires a coordinated effort to build the evidence needed to allow women to self-manage medical abortion. To enable women to do this, health systems must be […]

ARROW for Change – The Right to Choose

Published in 2018

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The decision and choice on whether to have children, when to have them, how many children to have and in what intervals, belongs to and is the sole right of a woman. No woman should be forced to continue a pregnancy against her will or face life, health or legal risks as a result of […]

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