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- DocumentReproductive Health Matters, 2011As part of efforts to achieve Millennium Development Goal 5 – to reduce maternal mortality by 75% and achieve universal access to reproductive health by 2015 – the Malawi Ministry of Health conducted a strategic assessment of unsafe abortion in Malawi.DocumentKnowledge Services, IDS, 2011This "Studies of HIV in African communities 'Highlights'", which was produced by IDS Knowledge Services with partners in the ALPHA Network, includes findings and recommendations around the topic of fertility in African communities affected by HIV. This publication is based on the research which came out of the ALPHA Network's seventh workshop on 'HIV & Fertility: an examinationDocument
The Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Africa: Does the protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa offer any hope?Center for Women Policy Studies, 2011This paper is part of the Barbara Faye Waxman Fiduccia Papers on women and girls with disabilities. It considers how the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (or the African Women’s Protocol) addresses and protects the rights of disabled women.Document
“Vrai Djo” project: a campaign to promote positive male role models in the fight against sexual and gender based violence in the Democratic Republic of the CongoSearch for Common Ground, 2011This report presents progress of a Search for Common Ground (SFCG) project aimed at sensitising the population of western Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the need to change behaviour towards women, and to shape male attitudes so that they are more respectful and positive towards women. Key results of the project include:DocumentUnited Nations Population Fund, 2010This report brings together seven case studies on gender-based violence (GBV) in seven Asian/Pacific countries, and reviews the specific healthcare delivered to its victims there.Document
Empowering Women: The effect of women’s decision making power on reproductive health services uptake. Evidence from PakistanWorld Bank, 2011What correlations are there between women’s autonomy and their uptake of reproductive health services in Pakistan? This policy research working paper suggests that women’s decision making power has a significant positive impact on services uptake, while influential males’ decision making power has the opposite effect.Document
Good practice guide: community mobilisation through women’s groups to improve the health of mothers and babiesWomen and Children First (UK), 2011This good practice guide, based on the experience of a project in India and Bangladesh called Saving Mothers and Children, describes an approach that has the potential to reduce maternal and newborn deaths, and to address other health problems.Document
Saving new born lives in Nigeria: new born health in the context of the integrated maternal, newborn and child health strategyFederal Ministry of Health of Nigeria, 2011This report contains new data that shows that as the death toll in Nigeria is falling, the percentage of deaths that happen in the first month of life is increasing. The authors report that newborn deaths now make up 28% of all deaths under five years compared to 24% two years ago.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2010How do gender roles affect the health of men and women? This comprehensive package of information published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) addresses a variety of health problems and health-related activities in relation to gender equity worldwide.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2010To reduce gender inequalities, efforts to transform men’s behaviours need to increase. Policy processes and mechanisms are key elements in engaging men and boys to bring about this change.