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Published in 2020
Source: The Lancet
Global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic are converging with pervasive, existing sexual and reproductive health and justice inequities to disproportionately impact the health, wellbeing, and economic stability of women, girls, and vulnerable populations. This comment piece highlights the importance of a sexual and reproductive health and justice framework for monitoring and addressing the inequitable gender, health, and social […]
Source: Care International
This study reveals how the global pandemic is having a real and immediate economic impact on women in the developing world. The policy brief recommends that national governments, international and regional decision makers, business partners, and the private sector must prioritise women and girls in socio-economic crisis responses.
This newly-released research by UNFPA analyses how the COVID-19 pandemic could critically undermine progress made towards achieving these goals: Ending unmet need for family planning, ending gender-based violence including harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and child marriage, and ending all preventable maternal deaths.
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Access to safe abortion care is time sensitive and vitally important. This journal article highlights that the COVID-19 outbreak has illuminated several weaknesses in the US health care system. One lesson should be that the system of abortion care delivery must be strengthened in ways that prevent abortion access from being so easily rescinded in times […]
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.
Source: Guttmacher Institute
This study by Guttmacher provides an analysis illustrating what is at stake if government actions and provision of resources during the COVID-19 pandemic do not ensure that essential sexual and reproductive health services continue. It focuses on the strain that the outbreak imposes on health systems in Low & Middle Income Countries based on previous […]
Source: Taylor & Francis Online
MERS & SARS along with other outbreaks in the early 2000’s have witnessed a negative impact towards the sexual reproductive health and rights of many in various ways, at individual, systems and societal levels. The current focus on the efforts containing COVID-19 might create imbalances in healthcare, including SRHR. This journal article specifically focuses on maternal […]
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 […]
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 […]