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Towards a Transformative and Disruptive Action to Accelerate Efforts to End HIV in Children, Adolescents, and Families: Informing the UNAIDS Strategy beyond 2021

UNAIDS’ past and current strategies mobilized leadership, built initiatives, and scaled up innovations to respond to HIV among children and adolescents. However, instead of using 2020 to charge towards achievement of the fast track targets for children and youth, our pace has slowed and our resolve has weakened. We need UNAIDS’ political advocacy to prioritize [more…]

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Ethics in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research during COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated the need to collect the most up-to-date and evidence-based information on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) that can help governments and others to respond to the challenging and emerging situation. Ethical consideration in SRHR research, such as setting priorities, respecting confidentiality, privacy, informed consent, being inclusive of marginalised [more…]

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Adolescent Health and Well-being Webinars

Building the capacity of young people is critical to realizing the promise of the Sustaining Development Goals (SDGs) and the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health. Adolescents and young people are uniquely positioned to be effective advocates to hold their governments accountable for the delivery of promises, policies and programs that affect their [more…]

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COVID-19 y salud materna, perinatal y anticoncepción: Recomendaciones con base a las nuevas evidencias

Para conmemorar el Día Internacional de Acción por la Salud de las Mujeres, el GTR le invita a un panel virtual sobre nuevas evidencias y recomendaciones clínicas y programáticas interinas para brindar servicios de salud materna, perinatal y anticoncepción de calidad a las mujeres y sus recién nacidos en el marco de la pandemia de [more…]

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La salud sexual y reproductiva en tiempos de COVID-19: Evidencias, perspectiva y desafíos en América Latina y el Caribe

Los objetivos de este seminario web fueron presentar la situación de la salud materna, sexual y reproductiva, en los países de Latinoamérica y del Caribe, en el contexto de COVID-19, exponer las recomendaciones de la OPS/OMS para mitigar el riesgo de COVID-19, proveer servicios de salud sexual y reproductiva (SSR) esenciales y brindar una plataforma [more…]

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Making Sense of Challenges: Engaging Religious Leaders to End Child Marriage

Twelve million girls are married every year before they reach 18—affecting girls’ access to health, education, and other opportunities. It exposes girls to violence throughout their lives and traps them in a cycle of poverty. Girls Not Brides was joined by Dr. Elisabet le Roux from the Unit for Religion and Development Research at Stellenbosch [more…]

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First, Do No Harm: Considerations for mitigating social harm risk in rolling out HIV index testing among AGYW

Partner notification linked with HIV index testing has been recommended for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in low and middle income countries to support global efforts to reach 95-95-95 goals and achieve epidemic control. While HIV index testing and partner notification services have the potential to reach AGYW aged 15-24 and their sexual partners [more…]

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Dreaming with Girls: How Aspirations Shape Contraceptive Use

Young people are critical drivers for sustainable change. Health and development organizations are increasingly partnering with adolescents to program around what matters to them today. Access to contraception alone simply is not enough. Tools and approaches that engage and respond to young people’s needs can bring young people one step closer to achieving their life [more…]

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