NEWSROOM / SRHR News

NEWSROOM / SRHR News

Guttmacher Report: ‘Adding It Up: Investing in Contraception and Maternal and Newborn Health, 2017

28 May, 2018

This report provides methodological details on the estimates presented in Adding It Up: Investing in Contraception and Maternal and Newborn Health, 2017 and related publications, and includes detailed national and regional data. Adding It Up is an ongoing Guttmacher Institute project in which researchers estimate the need for and the use, costs and impacts of various sexual and reproductive […]

Guttmacher-Lancet Commission Resources

11 May, 2018

Established in early 2016, the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights aims to develop a comprehensive, evidence-based, bold and actionable agenda for key sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) priorities globally. The Commission is an international collaboration that brought together 16 experts from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North and South America, with multidisciplinary […]

Chile: Constitutional Court abortion decision – now in English

27 April, 2018

In 2017, the Constitutional Court of Chile upheld the constitutionality of new government legislation that would remove the criminal prohibition on procuring an abortion on three grounds:  when there is imminent risk to the life of the mother, in case of fatal fetal disease, and in cases of rape. The new English translation is available […]

Global Health 50/50 Report (2018)

8 March, 2018

“The Global Health 50/50 Report provides a benchmark across the [gender-related policy] sector to catalyse shifts in organisational and management culture and practice, the adoption of gender-responsive policies, and ensuring adequate resources for programmes focusing on the gendered dynamics of global health. It seeks to provide evidence of where the gaps lie, while shining a […]

Ending child marriage: child marriage laws and their limitations

5 March, 2018

This brief summarizes findings from research undertaken by Save the Children and the World Bank on the lack of legal protection against child marriage for girls and marriages that take place below the national minimum age of marriage. The analysis suggests that many countries still do not effectively legally protect girls against child marriage, but […]

Strengthening health systems to respond to women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence: A manual for health managers

29 November, 2017

The manual is based on the WHO clinical and policy guidelines for “Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women” (2013). It provides ‘how to’ guidance to health managers and policy-makers for planning, managing and monitoring services to meet the psychological and physical health needs of women and girls, and for ensuring that […]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE PROTECTING LIFE IN GLOBAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE RESTRICTIONS ON U.S. GLOBAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE

20 October, 2017

Foreign NGOs, defined as NGOs (non-profit or for-profit) that are not organized under the laws of the United States, can engage in certain types of abortion-related activities and still remain eligible for U.S. global health assistance. This brochure seeks to clarify the specific restrictions imposed by the policy in order to protect and preserve critical […]

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