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April 6, 2016

Bringing an End to FGM in Burkina Faso

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 of 187 countries on the Human Development Index. This...

April 6, 2016

Promising Programmatic Approaches for Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (AYSRH)

"Programs must actively engage girls and women, boys and men, parents and in-laws, partners and spouses, extended family, religious leaders, educators, and the community to question the cultural...

March 29, 2016

Beliefs, Perceptions and Health-Seeking Behaviours in Relation to Cervical Cancer: A Qualitative Study among Women in Uganda following Completion of an HPV Vaccination Campaign

"Despite earlier information campaigns to introduce human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination, which also targeted cervical cancer, misinterpretation and misunderstanding of the subject remain high."...

March 9, 2016

Ending Child Marriage in Ethiopia: Shaping/Redefining Communication for Development Actions Based on Lessons Learned from Global and Ethiopian Evidence

"By focusing on increasing female teachers and supporting girls' completion of primary school (or more years of schooling) I believe we could play a catalytic role in changing the perception of...

March 7, 2016

The darker side of Valentine's Day in Cambodia

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 rights. Valentine’s Day is extremely popular in Cambodia....

March 7, 2016

FGM: Making a voice heard

Author: Akwumaba Esther Adaji - Reporter, Akwumaba describes how deeply she was affected after interviewing a woman who had experienced female genital mutilation aged seven, and how radio has helped...

March 7, 2016

The Nepalese girl whose story touched thousands

Author: Bidhya Chapagain - Bidhya Chapagain, presenter of Sajha Sawal (Common Questions) - a weekly debate show broadcast across Nepal on TV and Radio - writes a letter to Ujeli, a 15 year old girl...

March 7, 2016

Women's Day: Let us take practical steps to achieve gender parity

Author: Vusumuzi Sifile - As Zambia joins the international community in commemorating International Women’s Day on 8th March, under the theme ‘Pledge for Parity’, women’s representation in...

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February 4, 2016

"To be effective, any health and development agenda needs to focus on the root causes of the gender gap, and the AIDS response is no different...

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)
January 20, 2016

Launched in 2014, the Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!) project is working to create empowering learning contexts for marginalised girls in rural central...

January 18, 2016

Launched in July 2015, Kwanele is a five-year pilot programme working in 20 schools in Khayelitsha township in South Africa to decrease the high...

January 11, 2016

"Overall, the barazas have been so successful that the local authorities have extended the approach to a further 60 schools, and some schools...

January 5, 2016

"If every school in the world teaches children about these goals, we will help them become the generation that changed the world."

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December 10, 2015

To aid decisionmakers interested in HPV vaccine introduction or scale-up, in 2014–2015 the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LHTM...

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