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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.

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 […]

annual report 2017 – #SRHR4ALL: because women and young people deserve nothing less

Published in 2018

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In 2017, SRHR advocates faced a major challenge with the reinstatement of the global gag rule, affecting the support for family planning and reproductive health and related programmes. This setback triggered the “SheDecides” global movement to re-establish the fundamental rights of girls and women to decide, and choose freely on matters pertaining to their sexual and […]

ARROW for Change: SRHR in the Era of SDGs (Khmer Translation)

Published in 2018

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This is the Khmer Translation of the ARROW for Change: SRHR in the Era of SDGs. Read the English version here. Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) opens the door for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) agenda to move forward on the global stage; in line with recent developments, this edition provides […]

Health Worker Roles in Providing Safe Abortion Care and Post-abortion Contraception

Published in 2018

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 […]

Adolescents’ Need for and Use of Abortion Services In Developing Countries

Published in 2018

Source: Guttmacher Institute

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 […]

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 […]

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