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Young Persons with Disabilities: Global Study on Ending Gender-based Violence and Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Young Persons with Disabilities: Global Study on Ending Gender-based Violence and Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

This study provides an analysis on the situation of young persons with disabilities concerning discrimination and gender-based violence, including the impact on their sexual and reproductive health and rights. It also provides an assessment of legal, policy, and programming developments and specific good practices in service delivery as well as best-standard prevention and protection measures. [more…]

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Guidelines for Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action

Persons with disabilities are estimated to represent 15 percent of the world’s population. In humanitarian contexts, they may form a much higher percentage. They are among the most marginalized people in crisis-affected communities and are disproportionately affected by conflict and emergency situations. The guidelines set out essential actions that humanitarian actors must take in order [more…]

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and SDG Training Initiative
Bridge CRPD-SDGs TRAINING INITIATIVE

Bridge Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopts an integrated approach to bridge between human rights and inclusive development perspectives. It aims to support organizations of persons with disabilities to translate the highest aspirations, norms, and standards to full and effective participation and inclusion of all, [more…]

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The Path to Equality for Women and Young Persons With Disabilities
PRB The Path to Equality for Women and Young Persons with Disabilities

Women and young people with disabilities face discrimination and barriers when trying to exercise their rights. The Path to Equality for Women and Young Persons With Disabilities: Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Ending Gender-Based Violence is an ENGAGE multimedia presentation that describes the necessary policy changes and investments needed for women and [more…]

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Advocating for Change for Adolescents! Toolkit

Today, there are more young people in the world than ever before, and they have the power to bring about unprecedented societal and economic progress. The Advocating for Change for Adolescents! Toolkit was created with the hope of inspiring more youth-led, high-impact solutions for adolescent health and well-being to benefit today’s adolescents and future generations. [more…]

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Challenges to Ensuring Adequate and Timely Funding for MNCH Commodities

As countries pursue the maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) targets established under Sustainable Development Goal 3, they will need to ensure the continuous availability of essential health commodities to prevent and treat the conditions that cause morbidity and mortality in those groups. A major issue yet to be adequately addressed is financing for MNCH [more…]

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“NOT WITHOUT US!” TOOL FOR AYRH-RESPONSIVE PLANNING (TARP)

Are you a youth advocate who wants to make family planning and reproductive health plans more responsive to the needs of young people? Use this new digital advocacy tool to identify gaps in your countries’ plans and make recommendations for improvement—to share directly with your policymakers. Using TARP, young people and their adult allies follow [more…]

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Youth Family Planning Policy Scorecard

The Youth Family Planning Policy Scorecard dashboard allows users to access, interpret, and compare countries’ youth family planning policies and programming. Users can assess the extent to which a country’s current policy environment enables and supports youth access to and use of family planning. This assessment uses eight indicators that have been shown to be [more…]

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Investing in Youth Impact: A toolkit on Youth-friendly Funding

CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality conducted a study with 130 dedicated youth-led organizations (YLOs) and 15 major donors to understand the experiences of YLOs in accessing donor funds. Based on the study findings, the Investing in Youth Impact toolkit provides insight into the barriers that YLOs face in fundraising, from the YLOs’ and the donors’ [more…]

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Failing Forward Podcasts

With over 30 podcast episodes, CARE International staff around the world talk about experiences they learn from failure, and how they use that to get better at their work. Notes from the cutting edge: How work with youth highlighted gaps in implementation Walter Mwasaa from CARE’s SHOUHARDO III project talks about how cutting-edge work with [more…]

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