Report: Passages Global Stakeholder Analysis

Report: Passages Global Stakeholder Analysis

To inform the Passages Project’s overall vision and strategy, the Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University conducted a stakeholder analysis, “Collaborating to Advance Normative Change for Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health: A Global Stakeholder Analysis to Survey the Landscape and Guide Collaboration and Action,” consisting of 147 online surveys and 21 in-depth interviews with stakeholders in the sexual and reproductive health and adolescent health fields. The stakeholder analysis sought to identify the existing knowledge level and…

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Identifying youth-friendly service practices associated with adolescents’ use of reproductive healthcare services in post-conflict Burundi: a cross-sectional study

Identifying youth-friendly service practices associated with adolescents’ use of reproductive healthcare services in post-conflict Burundi: a cross-sectional study

Imelda Moise, Jaclyn Verity, Joseph Kangmennaang Abstract Background Very little is known about reproductive health service (RHS) availability and adolescents’ use of these services in post-conflict settings. Such information is crucial for targeted community interventions that aim to improve quality delivery of RHS and outcomes in post-conflict settings. The objectives of this study therefore was to examine the density of RHS availability; assess spatial patterns of RHC facilities; and identify youth-friendly practices associated with adolescents’ use of…

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Opinion: Access to education can empower women, young girls around the world

Opinion: Access to education can empower women, young girls around the world

Photo: First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a roundtable discussion with Freida Pinto and students, in support of the Let Girls Learn initiative, at R.S. Caulfield Senior High School in Unification Town, Liberia, June 27, 2016. Credit: Amanda Lucindon By Anjana Nair Education has always been my ticket to freedom. It comes with respect, income and power. If you can’t be the smartest person in the room, you can always strive to be the most educated. That…

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Sexual and reproductive health of a and youth: A review of the evidence

Sexual and reproductive health of a and youth: A review of the evidence

Nearly one-fifth of girls in developing countries become pregnant by age 18.  Maternal mortality remains a leading cause of death among girls who become pregnant during adolescence, and compared to older women, girls 15-19 report a higher unmet need for contraception. This review examines the factors underlying unmet need among adolescent women and synthesizes the evidence on the most effective ways to improve their access to and use of contraception. Populations served: Adolescents and Youth, Women of Reproductive Age Health areas: Contraception Approaches: Communicating for Social Change,…

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