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Hon. Dr. Linah Jebii Kilimo - Chair of the Anti-FGM Board and Founder, Jebii Kilimo Foundation, Kenya - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 14, 2015

Hon. Dr. Linah Jebii Kilimo - Chair of the Anti-FGM Board and Founder, Jebii ...

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"Both legal and community change are needed to...foster... long-term behavioural change that will see an end to the practice. A law banning FGM is a powerful way of creating social change, by showing that the world itself is changing, by showing ...

The View from Above: Faith and Health
July 29, 2015

The View from Above: Faith and Health

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"At the national level, faith-inspired health providers deliver health care in many contexts. Internationally, faith affects and shapes development agendas and responses to poverty and inequity. However, faith factors are not always taken into ...

All In to #EndAdolescentAIDS
March 3, 2015

All In to #EndAdolescentAIDS

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“AIDS is the leading cause of death among adolescents in Africa. Globally, two thirds of all new infections among adolescents were among adolescent girls. This is a moral injustice. I am calling on young people to lead the All In movement, ...

Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) Communications Pack
October 16, 2014

Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) Communications Pack

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This ENAP Communications Pack is designed to "help raise the key issues and profile of newborn and maternal health with opinion-makers and key media" for increased advocacy and action on the global initiative Every Newborn. This initiative aims ...

The Product Problem: Pathways for Making Misoprostol Available for Postpartum Hemorrhage
October 2, 2014

The Product Problem: Pathways for Making Misoprostol Available for ...

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In March of 2011, Gynuity Health Projects convened a meeting "to clarify pathways for moving forward in accordance with scientific evidence to foster availability of misoprostol and its use for postpartum hemorrhage indications. This included ...

UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change
September 22, 2014

UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: ...

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"Key to the Joint Programme's success is encouraging communities to act collectively..." This 52-page report reflects on the experience of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, which is being implemented in 15 ...

Aligning with Local Cultures to End Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting
September 22, 2014

Aligning with Local Cultures to End Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting

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"Information and dialogue concerning human rights can lead a community to question certain behaviours and propel it towards self-directed change."

Sexuality Education: A Ten-country Review of School Curricula in East and Southern Africa
April 3, 2014

Sexuality Education: A Ten-country Review of School Curricula in East and ...

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This 137-page report shares findings of a regional curriculum scan, which was conducted in 2011, to assess the content, quality, and delivery methods of sexuality education (SE) curricula in ten East and Southern Africa (ESA) countries. The ...

Implementing Comprehensive HIV/STI Programmes with Sex Workers: Practical Approaches from Collaborative Interventions
October 21, 2013

Implementing Comprehensive HIV/STI Programmes with Sex Workers: Practical ...

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"Sex workers take charge of the community empowerment process by mobilizing with other sex workers to develop solutions to the issues they face as a group, and by advocating for their rights as sex workers and as human beings." With community ...

Estrategia de Eduentretenimiento "Revela2, desde todas las posiciones"
October 18, 2013

Estrategia de Eduentretenimiento "Revela2, desde todas las posiciones"

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Proyecto implementado en Colombia entre 2012 y 2013 por la Fundación Imaginario,&

Breaking the Silence on Violence against Indigenous Girls, Adolescents and Young Women
August 7, 2013

Breaking the Silence on Violence against Indigenous Girls, Adolescents and ...

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This collaborative study aims to provide a deeper understanding of the magnitude, nature, and context of violence experienced specifically by indigenous girls, adolescents, and young women. Drawing on examples from Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin ...

A Mapping of Faith-based Responses to Violence against Women and Girls in the Asia-Pacific Region
June 5, 2013

A Mapping of Faith-based Responses to Violence against Women and Girls in ...

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This report presents findings from a mapping initiative by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) that aimed to capture how faith-based organisations (FBOs) respond to violence against women (VAW) and girls in the Asia-Pacific region. As a ...

Engaging Men and Boys: A Brief Summary of UNFPA Experience and Lessons Learned
April 25, 2013

Engaging Men and Boys: A Brief Summary of UNFPA Experience and Lessons Learned

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"The key principle to bear in mind - whether programmes are working with men as supportive partners or as agents of social change - is that working with men represents an opportunity to address gender inequality and improve health outcomes."

Laura Laski - Chief of Sexual and Reproductive Health, UNFPA - DFID Girl Summit 2014
August 5, 2015

Laura Laski - Chief of Sexual and Reproductive Health, UNFPA - DFID Girl ...

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"Strengthening health and education systems is not enough; it is essential to make sure the systems connect with girls. Complex issues require complex approaches. UN agencies must align with governments' national policy and frameworks - with ...

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