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June 15, 2016

Improving Menstrual Hygiene Management in Emergencies: IFRC's MHM Kit

"A key strength of this innovation process is the effort grantees have made to understand and incorporate the varying needs and preferences of beneficiaries and to seek their feedback on the products...

June 8, 2016

Tikambe: Let's talk about sex

Author: Sandi Chimpala, June 6 2016 - Standing in a dark TV studio, Sharon Mutale poured out her heart. "While in school I got pregnant...I was 16 years old. At that point my father stopped...

June 3, 2016

Can the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System Be Used to Increase Vaccine Acceptance and Trust?

"One reason for vaccine hesitancy is lack of trust that vaccine harms are adequately documented and reported, yet few communication strategies have explicitly attempted to improve this trust."

May 25, 2016

Need to address the trauma from sexual abuse critical

Author: PSAf Executive Director Lilian Kiefer, May 25 2016 - In many parts of our society, children in general and particularly girls are exposed to numerous vices that limit their opportunity to...

May 12, 2016

Be a Man, Change the Rules: Findings and Lessons from Seven Years of CARE International Balkans' Young Men Initiative

"Understanding the gender norms and notions of masculinity that contribute to violent behaviors - and engaging young men to critically reflect on and address these social constructs - can help foster...

May 6, 2016

Thinking Outside the Separate Space: A Decision-Making Tool for Designing Youth-Friendly Services

This tool, developed for the international sexual and reproductive health (SRH) community, seeks to advance services tailored to young people's needs by helping programme designers to select and...

May 5, 2016

A life-changing TV show

Author: BBC Media Action's Bidhya Chapagain, May 5 2016 - I had first met Ujeli on a chilly morning outside a temporary shelter on top of a hill in Selang, Sindhupalchowk, just northeast of Nepal’s...

April 27, 2016

"Gifts and lifts": one reason girls drop out of school in South Sudan

Author: Manyang David Mayar, April 26 2016 - In South Sudan, it’s not uncommon for older men to offer girls and young women gifts of transport, mobile phones and cash with the expectation of them...

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April 6, 2016

Landlocked Burkina Faso is home to one of the highest national poverty rates per capita in the world. In 2015, Burkina Faso was ranked 183rd out...

April 6, 2016

"Programs must actively engage girls and women, boys and men, parents and in-laws, partners and spouses, extended family, religious leaders,...

March 29, 2016

"Despite earlier information campaigns to introduce human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination, which also targeted cervical cancer,...

March 9, 2016

"By focusing on increasing female teachers and supporting girls' completion of primary school (or more years of schooling) I believe we could...

March 7, 2016

Author: Akwumaba Esther Adaji - Reporter, Akwumaba describes how deeply she was affected after interviewing a woman who had experienced female...

March 7, 2016

Author: Vy Yaro - The presenter of Love9 looks at why Valentine’s Day in Cambodia is the perfect time to talk about sexual and reproductive...

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