Searching with a thematic focus on Sexual & reproductive health

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    Implementing a basic package of health services in post-conflict Liberia: perceptions of key stakeholders

    Elsevier, 2013
    Recovery of the health sector in post-conflict countries is increasingly initiated through a Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) approach. The country government and partners, including international donors, typically contract international and local NGOs to deliver the BPHS.
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    Helping to make safe abortion a reality in Zambia

    Impact Initiative, 2018
    Zambia has one of the most liberal abortion laws in sub-Saharan Africa. However, in spite of this, unsafe abortion continues to contribute to high rates of maternal mortality. Stigma, poverty, conscientious objectors, and lack of knowledge all contribute to why many adolescent girls and women do not and cannot access safe abortions in Zambia.
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    Sexual and reproductive health rights of persons with disabilities

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    The World Health Organization estimates that 15 per cent of the world’s population have a disability and that a higher prevalence of disability occurs among people in lower-income countries.
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    Reducing teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone

    Impact Initiative, 2017
    Research directly involving teenagers and their families in Sierra Leone to reduce teenage pregnancy has helped pave the way for a new community-friendly Child and Family Welfare Policy.
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    Growing up with disabilities

    Foundation for Social Transformation, 2017
    'Growing up with disabilities' depicts the sexual health and rights of disabled people in the form of a story. This is a pictoral book for parents, teachers, caregivers and others to help talk about sexual issues of disabled youth.
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    Advancing reproductive health rights

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Civil society monitoring and advocacy that is vertically integrated across different levels of action is one strategy for seeking government accountability. This case study summary is one of a set of seven from the Philippines. Each discusses a civil society campaign in a different sector, and draws out lessons for vertical integration.
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    Teenage childbearing and educational attainment in South Africa

    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2012
    Teenage childbearing and attainment at school in South Africa are investigated using nationally-representative data from the National Income Dynamics Study. The analysis focuses on the outcomes by 2010 of a panel of 673 childless young women aged 15–18 in 2008.
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    A community-­driven approach to reducing teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone: midline evaluation brief

    Save the Children Fund, 2014
    Preliminary evidence from a 2009 global evidence review suggested that community-based child protection mechanisms are likely to be more effective and sustainable if they are linked with formal aspects of the child protection system.
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    Every last girl: free to live, free to learn, free from harm

    Save the Children Fund, 2016
    More than 700 million women in the world today were married before their 18th birthday and one in three of those women was married before age 15. Child marriage can trigger a cycle of disadvantage across every part of a girl’s life.
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    Meeting the need, fulfilling the promise: youth and long-acting reversible contraceptives

    Population Reference Bureau, 2016
    The highest proportion of young people today - 89 percent - live in developing countries. In some sub-Saharan African countries, where fertility remains high, we can expect growing cohorts of children and youth, unless fertility needs can be met.