She Entrepreneurs Programme 2018

The She Entrepreneurs programme is leadership training within the context of working for an equal and sustainable society using entrepreneurial principles. It is based on real business experiences and collaborative learning.

Participants will learn in group from both experts within the field and from each other. She […]

She Entrepreneurs Programme 2018

The She Entrepreneurs programme is leadership training within the context of working for an equal and sustainable society using entrepreneurial principles. It is based on real business experiences and collaborative learning.

Participants will learn in group from both experts within the field and from each other. She […]

The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018: Deadline

The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women — with particular emphasis on sexual and reproductive health and rights and meaningful youth engagement. The program provides youth advocates with […]

Interview with Marina Pisklakova-Parker, founder of ANNA; the National Center for the Prevention of Violence, Russia.

1.ANNA aims to include local communities in its initiatives to prevent violence against women. Can you talk about what this involvement looks like? 

There are several levels of involvement. At this stage educational campaign to promote women’s rights and reduce violence against women operates at two levels: (a) societal and (b) […]

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Call for Applications for She Entrepreneurs 2018: Deadline

The She Entrepreneurs programme is leadership training within the context of working for an equal and sustainable society using entrepreneurial principles. It is based on real business experiences and collaborative learning.

Participants will learn in group from both experts within the field and from each other. She Entrepreneurs consists of seminars, […]

Key Concepts in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

By Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) we mean:

‘the right of all individuals to make decisions concerning their sexual activity and reproduction free from discrimination, coercion, and violence.’[1]

SRHR are interlinked with many other fundamental human rights, for example:

The Right to Health

 

Health is recognised as a human right […]

Under the Spotlight: Orthodoxy and Domestic Violence in Russia

In 2013, a law was introduced to the Russian Criminal Code which made“offending the feelings of religious believers” a criminal offense. This law came on the back of a series of political developments born of the tightening of relations between the Russian government and the Russian Orthodox Church over the […]

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Under the Spotlight: Early Marriages in Roma Communities

Child marriage continues to be a problem in several countries across Eastern Europe and Central Asia. However, the reasons behind its prevalence vary from country to country and between the many communities that make up each country.

One of the population groups in which the practice of child marriage has persisted […]

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They Say // We Say

What language should we use to address the groups and individuals who are opposed to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)? How should we counter homophobic and/ or anti-choice speech?
Scroll down to check out some handy tips on dealing with the opposition.

(The concept for this article comes from […]

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9 Things You Should Know About HIV Prevention Programmes

1.What are HIV prevention programmes?

HIV prevention programmes aim to prevent transmission of HIV by encouraging behavioral change. For example, one of the first HIV prevention programmes was the ABC programme, which aimed to encourage abstinence, fidelity and contraception:
Abstinence, Be Faithful, Use a Condom.’[1] 

2. What are the most widely […]